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Las Vegas police identify suspect in student’s 1979 murder – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-11-30 11:26:49 –

Las Vegas, Nevada — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department identified a man they suspect on Monday Kidnapping, rape, murder of high school students 1979.

The department met with the media and provided details about the cold case, which dates back more than 40 years.

Lieutenant Ray Spencer said student Kim Bryant was last seen at Dairy Queen in Western High School.

Her backpack was later discovered by Decatur and Charleston Boulevard, and her body was also discovered in the area — but the incident cooled.

However, thanks to the generous donation, police were able to retest the DNA sample and identify Jonny Blake Peterson as the suspect in the case. According to police, he died in 1993.

The press conference will be held at the department’s headquarters at 2:00 pm and the live stream of the announcement is shown below.

This story was originally published by KTNV staff.



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