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SD Cold Case Closed With Public Help

SD Cold Case Closed With Public Help

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A more than forty year old cold case ended this week when South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that the remains of Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller of Vermillion were positively identified. They were in a car that was found in Brule Creek last September.
The two girls were last seen on the evening of May 29, 1971.
Jackley says it was a case they were determined to solve………


Prison inmate David Lykken was charged in connection with the disappearance of the two girls, charges that turned out to be false.
Jackley says he hopes there is some finality for that family too……….


Jackley says they could not have solved the case without public help……


Jackley says the remains of the girls will be returned to the families.

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