his story comes from our sister station in Colorado KCNC. After four weeks of long and often emotional testimony from dozens of witnesses, 12 jurors must now decide if Steve Pankey kidnapped and killed Jonelle Matthews in 1984.
Charged with the murder of 13-year-old Jonelle Matthews in 1984, alleged murderer Steve Pankey took the stand in his own defense on Thursday. Pankey, a self-described compulsive liar, spent hours Thursday afternoon trying to convince the jury he was not involved in the young girl’s disappearance
A former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate on trial in the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl has testified that he did not know the girl or her family before she vanished and denied being involved in her disappearance.