Crime

Annette Schnee and Bobbie Jo Oberholtzer: New Effort to Solve Their Murders 33 Years Later

It's distressingly rare for cold cases to heat up decades after they were committed -- and when they do, as with the death of Jacqueline Gallegos, whose killer was brought to justice twenty years after her passing, the reason is often improvements in DNA technology.

Officials in Summit County are taking a more old-school approach to finding the person or persons responsible for taking the lives of Annette Schnee and Bobbie Jo Oberholtzer in 1982. They've scheduled meetings, including one taking place tonight, and are seeking the public's help via a website loaded with photos and information about two of Colorado's most famous, and most tragic, unsolved homicides. Continue for images, video and more.

See also: Andre Jackson Found Guilty in Brutal Cold Case Rape and Murder, published August 18, 2014

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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