2 Cold Cases Solved In The Metro East

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BELLEVILLE, IL. (KTVI) - Two cold cases have been cracked in the Metro East using DNA evidence.

It was a childhood fight that helped lead to investigators to getting justice for one victim, more than two decades later.

The first case involved a murder of a 16-year-old from 1986, Nicole Willis, who was found beaten and raped in Centreville.

The other arrest was in connection with the stabbing death of 35-year-old Christine Foster.