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WANTED: A Christmas Killer

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Five days before Christmas in 1984, 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews went missing from her Colorado home and she wouldn’t be discovered for over three decades. In the course of the investigation, one man’s bizarre actions have put him front and center on the police’s radar and they call him a person of interest in this Christmas killing.

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The Case

Jonelle Matthews
Photo Found HERE

The Matthews Family
Photo Found HERE

The Matthews Home
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Where Jonelle’s remains were found
Photo Found HERE

Jonelle Matthews/ Missing

Here is the last know video of 12 year old Jonelle Matthews before she disappeared in 1984. Today marks 34 years since she was last seen. If you have information please call the Greeley Police Department Tip Line 970-351-5100. #RememberingJonelle #pleaseshare

Posted by Greeley Police Department on Thursday, December 20, 2018

The video released in 2019 by Police of Jonelle singing in the Christmas concert the night she went missing.
Video Found HERE

Steve Pankey
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Steve’s full interview with KTVB

Distance between Jonelle’s house and Steve’s house
Photo Found HERE

Search warrant for Steve’s Idaho home
Full document HERE

If you have any information on Jonelle’s case please contact the Greeley Police:
970-351-5100 | Online

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My name is Ashley Flowers and I'm a Junkie, too.

I've been crime-obsessed since birth and the only thing I love more than true crime is my dog, Charlie. I'm also on the board of directors for Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana. My work with Crime Stoppers has led me to do this podcast, and I am so excited to be your new true crime dealer.

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