Death of culprit established in 1981, the Colorado is a cold-case murder of a teen-age girl, police say

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A convicted rapist, who died seven years ago, it has been observed in a decades-old murder of a young woman in Colorado, and with the help of new technology, according to officials.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that they have solved the 38-year-old cold case murder of 18-year-old Jeannie Moore, who, for the last time, alive, as seen on Aug. 25, 1981. Her body was found in Genesee Park in Jefferson County, is located about 20 km south-west from the city center of Copenhagen.

“Our goal now is to have the right to Jeannie and her family,” the Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said. “While we would have preferred to place handcuffs on the suspect, so we hope to find out who and what he is bringing to them a certain degree of closure.”


The sheriff’s office said Donald Perea was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and killed More, in the vicinity of Denver, when he was 23-years-old. Perea, a convicted rapist, has passed away on May 28, 2012, at the age of 54, due to health-related issues.

Donald Perea was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and killed them, Jeannie Moore, in the vicinity of Denver, August, 1981, in accordance with the civil service.
(Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

The researchers said Perea, on the bond for a separate sexual assault case, when Moore was killed; he was later convicted and was in prison from 1982 to 1985.

Moore left her home for work at a gas station on Aug. 25, 1981 — the lifts, if they were going to have when she was last seen in an older Ford Galaxy, or LTD, that it was red, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Five days later, Moore’s body was found by picnickers in Genesee Park south of I-70. An autopsy showed she was killed by several blows to the head, FOX31 reported.

After her murder went unsolved, officials said, is that the cold case was looked at in 2008 and again in May of 2019 at the latest, when a new technology is found. A public-private partnership which has allowed forensic genealogy testing is to be completed by Denver-based United-coordinate Data has helped to discover a match.

The information that led to the Perea of the same technology that has helped in the opening of the Golden State killer, and the other is the remarkable cold-case homicides and rapes in 2018.

How can the authorities be linked to Steven Perea’s case.
(Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

The DNA evidence from the crime scene was linked to a family member of Perea’s spring, and the researchers were able to interview family members, and other samples, to confirm that he was the suspect linked to the case.


John Busse, a genealogist with a United Data Connect, told FOX31 they are in the 40-to 60-hour work backward and forward through thousands and thousands of ancestors in the public genealogy web sites, and the DNA matches and the identification of a suspect. The DNA can also be uploaded to the public forum web sites, such as by means of commercial kits, which people can choose to opt-in if they want to enforce the law in order to have access to that information.

“In addition, the research has led the researchers to identify and Perea as 3.3 trillion times more likely than someone else, committed the murder,” the sheriff’s office said on Facebook.

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A number of legal experts are raising privacy concerns about law enforcement and the use of genetic genealogy is to investigate cold cases; Morgan Wright, a senior fellow at the Center for Digital Government, a weigh-in.

At a press conference on Tuesday, JSCO researcher Then Sets up a thank you Perea’s family for their support and assistance in resolving the matter.

“We would not be here today if we didn’t have the gracious assistance of family members to assist with the identification, that he was the suspect, and give us the closure that is the case,” Alberti said. “We were able to collect DNA from his biological daughter, and to be able to adapt to the issues in JeffCo crime lab will be able to confirm Donald was one of the accused, to Jeannie Moore” s murder.”


Moore’s parents are no longer alive, but her family and described their sister as ” kind and loving in their ways.”

Shrader read the full statement from her family said: “We would like to thank the JeffCo Sheriff’s Office for all of their hard work. Jeannie Marie Moore was kind and loving in all ways. She was a sincere and true in her heart and mind. She has left behind beautiful memories.”

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