Announcement set in cold-case slaying arrest
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado ” Grand Junction authorities have called a news conference to discuss an arrest in the 34-year-old slaying of a woman and her 5-year-old-daughter.
The news conference is scheduled for later Friday, after a court appearance by the suspect.
Police haven’t released the suspect’s name.
Authorities say 24-year-old Linda Benson and her daughter, Kelley, were stabbed to death in July 1975. Their bodies were found in their apartment.
Linda Benson’s brother, Mark Himmerite, has said police told him of the arrest but were being tight-lipped about the details.