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Cold Case

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Judge Orders Brothers Accused In 1989 San Jose Murder To Be Tried Together

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Friday entered a not guilty plea for Robert Zimmer, who along with his brother David is accused of murdering David’s estranged wife in San Jose 25 years ago.

04/18/2014

Karen Stitt

Clues From Public Sought In 1982 Sunnyvale Cold Case Murder Of Palo Alto Teen

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude body was found with more than 60 stab wounds in Sunnyvale 31 years ago.

04/10/2014

Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Estranged Wife In 1989 San Jose Cold Case

David Zimmer, 69, of Half Moon Bay, entered his plea at his arraignment on a charge that he murdered 38-year-old Cathy Zimmer, whose strangled body was found inside her car in San Jose on March 10, 1989.

03/11/2014

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Two Arrested For San Jose Cold Case Murder Unsolved For 25 Years

The husband and the brother-in-law of a woman found wrapped in a quilt and strangled to death inside a car parked near the San Jose airport 25 years ago have been arrested in connection with the murder, authorities announced Friday.

03/07/2014

Robert Hathaway (Fairfield Police Dept.)

Suspect In Brutal 1983 Fairfield Murder Commits Suicide After Positive DNA Test

Cold case detectives with the Fairfield Police Department have announced that they recently identified the suspect in a 1983 brutal sexual assault and beating murder of a woman in her Fairfield home, but that the suspect committed suicide shortly after they contacted him.

03/05/2014

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Daughter Of San Jose Woman Killed In 1989 Hopes Quilt Will Lead To Justice

The daughter of a 38-year-old San Jose woman whose strangled body was found in a car wrapped in a homemade quilt in 1989 said her mother had taking college classes and “focusing on her well being” prior to her mysterious death.

02/07/2014

A patchwork quilt which was found with the body of Cathy Zimmer in 1989. (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Mystery Quilt May Hold Key To Solving Cold Case Murder Of San Jose Mother

Prosecutors are hoping to solve a cold-case murder by asking the public to help identify a patchwork quilt that was used to cover the body of a San Jose woman found strangled inside her car at an airport parking lot 25 years ago.

02/06/2014

Max Wade (CDCR)

Lamborghini Thief Max Wade May Be Linked To Unsolved Tiburon Killing

A Marin County prosecutor says recently-sentenced thief of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini has been investigated as a person of interest in an unsolved 2009 killing.

01/31/2014

Kori Joanne Lamaster (Santa Cruz Police Department/BCN)

DNA Identifies 1994 Santa Cruz Murder Victim As Missing Pacifica Girl

Santa Cruz police said Thursday they have solved a nearly two-decade-old mystery by identifying a teenage girl whose body was found by hikers in 1994 in a park near the UC Santa Cruz campus.

12/05/2013

Stabbing victim Steven Rudiger (Alameda County Sheriff)

DNA Leads To 2 Arrests In 1990 Castro Valley Cold-Case Murder

Alameda County authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested two people in connection with the cold-case murder of 43-year-old Steven Rudiger in 1990.

11/26/2013

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