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Jonelle Matthews

Jonelle Matthews
Jonelle Matthews

Silverman: Expect the quest for justice for Jonelle Matthews to continue and improve

A Weld County jury failed to reach a verdict in the trial of Steven Pankey, who is accused of kidnapping and killing the 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984

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Trial of man accused of killing 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews in Greeley ends with hung jury

Jurors found Steve Pankey guilty of false reporting but could not reach agreement on murder and kidnapping charges

Crime and Courts

Weld County jurors deliberating in the murder case against Steve Pankey

Steve Pankey was a neighbor of Jonelle Matthews and her family when she vanished

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Steve Pankey denies involvement in 1984 disappearance of Greeley girl

Steve Pankey was a neighbor of Jonelle Matthew and her family

Crime and Courts

Weld County trial begins for man accused in 1984 cold case killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews

Steve D. Pankey, a repeat longshot gubernatorial candidate in Idaho, was arrested last year in the death of Jonelle Matthews

Crime and Courts

$5 million bond for man accused of killing 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984

Prosecutors said that there was enough circumstantial evidence to charge Steve Pankey, 69, with the killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews

Crime and Courts

Weld County grand jury indicts man in 1984 Greeley cold-case murder of 12-year-old girl

Steven Pankey was indicted on five charges, including first-degree murder. Jonelle Matthews disappeared on Dec. 20, 1984.

Crime and Courts

After haunting Colorado for three decades, there is new hope in the Jonelle Matthews case

Life changed for a generation of Colorado kids — and law enforcement — when Jonelle Matthews disappeared in 1984. Now police have a person of interest.

Crime and Courts