FORMER IDAHO GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE WAS INDICTED IN THE KILLING OF A GIRL WHO WENT MISSING IN 1984
Steven Pankey was indicted in the kidnapping and killing of Jonelle Matthews, who went missing in December 1984, Weld County, Colorado.
More than 35 years after a 12-year-old girl disappeared in Greeley, Colorado, a former Idaho gubernatorial candidate has been indicted in her death.
onelle Matthews was 12 when she disappeared in 1984.
Pankey was arrested without incident Monday at his home in Meridian.
According to court documents, Pankey was was indicted by a grand jury on October 9 on charges including two counts of first degree murder, second degree kidnapping and crime of violence charges related to Jonelle’s kidnapping and death.
He is being held without bond in Ada County Jail pending extradition to Colorado.