Contact Us

Cold Spring Man Suspected in Murder of 12-Year-Old Girl

Police lights
ThinkStock

Police say DNA evidence led to the arrest of a Cold Spring man whose a prime suspect in the death of a 12-year-old girl whose body was found in a Chicago alley back in 2009. This story totally hits way to close to home.  You never truly know who your neighbors are.  I know this has a lot of the community on edge and everyone’s thankful that he’s been apprehended.

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced yesterday that 47-year-old Rene Valentin-Matos had been extradited from Cold Spring, Minnesota to face charges of criminal sexual assault and homicide.

Jahmeshia Conner was last seen on November 15th, 2009, catching a bus that would’ve taken her home. Her body was discovered in an alley. According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office said she’d been strangled.

Her family said police treated their daughter’s case like a runaway and could have done a lot more to find her. Valentin-Matos is scheduled to appear in court today (Thursday). For more on the story, click here.

More from Mix 94.9

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix949.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on MIX 94.9 TRUE VARIETY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on MIX 94.9 TRUE VARIETY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!