UT UT - Rosie Tapia, 6, Salt Lake City, 13 Aug 1995

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  1. Doyle

    Doyle New Member

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    New information in the unsolved murder of a six year old girl is giving hope to police and her family.

    On August 13th, 1995, Rosie's mother went into her room and found the screen on the window ripped, and her daughter gone. Her body was later found in a canal, near her family's apartment. She had been sexually assaulted.

    Salt Lake police have worked countless leads since that day. Today, nine years later, they have one more.
    http://www.4utah.com/local_news/loc...ntent_id=181CE028-DD63-456F-A61E-CF5E65C25BD3

    If your child disappears, pray for her safe return -- and then pray for a media blitz.

    It is a lesson few know better than Tamara and Richard Davis, whose daughter, Kiplyn, hasn't been seen for seven years. When the bubbly girl with the red bouncy hair disappeared from Spanish Fork High School, there were no reporters, no helicopters and no 6 o'clock updates. For that matter, there was barely an investigation -- at least initially.
    http://www.angelfire.com/mi3/mpccn/misc/media1.html
     
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  3. Casshew

    Casshew Former Member

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    The article says DNA was not used 9 years ago :waitasec:

    When did they start using DNA analysis in murders?
     
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    Around the time of OJ. This crime happened right around that time. I used to live there and am familiar with some details of the case. I believe the man is someone who has been suspected all along, but police had no conclusive evidence. Poor little Rosie. I hope justice will finally prevail for her.
     
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    Kat Kind words do not cost much

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    So was this sketch put out just recently? Does that mean that they never had one drawn up back when this first occurred? Please tell me they have not had this information for that long and not gotten it out there. I hope I'm reading this wrong.....
     
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    http://fox13now.com/2014/08/13/19-years-after-daughters-murder-mother-still-hopes-for-answers/

     
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    According to the article with the composite drawing, this man had medium length brown hair. That sketch clearly depicts a man with a very short hairstyle. That makes no sense!
     
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    Police search for new evidence in TV archives in murder case of Rosa Tapia

    http://fox13now.com/2016/09/27/police-search-for-new-evidence-in-tv-archives-in-murder-case-of-rosa-tapia/

    Investigators believe killer may be in news footage of 1995 murdered girl

    Justice for Rosie Tapia Facebook Page
     
  15. STANDREID

    STANDREID A slacker when slacker wasn't cool

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    The link with the sketch appears to be defunct. How was he described? How dark was his "brown" hair? To me the guy in the drawing looks like he could be Asian or Native American. Does Utah still have the firing squad? I think it was still in effect when the crime was commited. This guy was the worst.
     
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    22 Years and Rosie Tapia's cold case still open

    http://www.good4utah.com/news/local-news/22-years-and-rosie-tapias-cold-case-still-open/788314989

     

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