A girl has been arrested in Connecticut and charged with impeding investigators making an attempt to unravel the cold case homicide of a 26-year-old.
Agnieszka Ziemlewski, was killed Sept. 24, 1988, after being shot at shut vary on a wooded path close to a reservoir well-liked with joggers and walkers in Farmington, the place she lived, based on stories. Detectives consider she knew her killer.
Of their first arrest within the case, Farmington police introduced Monday that Katherine Pires, 50, of East Hartford, Conn., was charged with hindering prosecution, a felony, and interfering with an officer, a misdemeanor, Fox 61 Hartford reported.
“We consider that Miss Pires has data on an individual of curiosity and she or he was deliberately deceptive investigators away from these individuals of curiosity, and that was the precipitous for the warrant,” mentioned Lt. Tim Mckenzie, Farmington Police, based on the station.
“For us, as investigators and cops right here on the town, it’s our final murder that we’ve had in 1998 and we wish it solved,” he mentioned. “We’re shut, we’ve made great progress by way of the exhausting work of the detectives and we’re hopeful.”
Ziemlewski was shot three or 4 instances within the neck, based on stories. Two joggers reported listening to the photographs.
She was a secretary for an insurance coverage firm, was born in Poland and was an honors pupil in highschool, based on stories.
Detectives developed new leads after reviewing the case with the FBI Behavioral Evaluation Unit two years in the past.
Pires was ordered held on a $25,000 bond at her arraignment earlier than a state choose Monday, Fox 61 reported.
“Katherine has nothing to do with the crimes she is accused of and nothing to do with the homicide of Ms. Ziemlewski in 1998,” protection legal professional Aaron Jainchill mentioned, based on the New York Put up. “Katherine has not been charged with homicide nor conspiracy to commit homicide and has by no means been accused of both crime by legislation enforcement.”