This photo, presented by the sheriff's office at Henphein County, shows Jerry Westham. A businessman was accused of lethal stabbing a woman from Minneapolis in 1993 after investigators conducted DNA evidence from the scene of the murder through a genealogy website and received his DNA from a disposable napkin. Westermom is accused of a second-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Jana Anne Jeanne Childs. Urstom was released from prison after a warrant was issued on Friday, February 15, 2019 (Sheriff's Office of the Henepin County through AP)
MINNEAPOLIS – One businessman was accused of lethal stabbing a woman from Minneapolis in 1993 after investigators conducted DNA evidence from the scene of murder through a genealogical website and received his DNA from a disposable napkin. was charged with a second-degree murder at the death of 35-year-old Jana Ann Gianni Childs. He has released a $ 500,000 guarantee and was released from prison after a court hearing where his wife, children, and 20 other supporters looked from the gallery.
Few family members of the Childs were also in the court hearing at Henphein County District Court. Veteran's lawyer, Stephen Mesbecker, told the court that Vestrom lived in Minnesota all his life and was not at risk of flying.
"What we have is a very unacceptable case and was accused, in my opinion,
According to court documents, Childs' naked body was found in her apartment in a prostitution district, which was stabbed many times her whole body, and the blood covered the walls of the bedroom, the living room and the bathroom, according to an order
The bathroom was flooded because the shower was left on, fingerprints, palms and feet were found in place, investigators said. was opened in 2015 by a detective from Minneapolis and a specialty an agent of the FBI who decided to look back once again for the progress of DNA tests The crime scene samples were sent to the state crime bureau and a private DNA company
Samples were later passed through an online genealogy website that turned out to be Westrom as a possible suspect
Investigators used the internet to determine where Westhome would be located in public places and then secretly accompany him to his daughter's wizards in Wisconsin in January. Here the investigators confiscated a napkin that he used and threw into the garbage.
The next date of the Westrom court was set for March 13.