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Spokane County Sheriff creates cold case unit

Published On: Nov 29 2012 08:47:43 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 29 2012 12:46:22 PM CST
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has created a cold case unit of two detectives to focus on unsolved cases.

The detectives may be pulled off of the cold case unit to work on a major crime, but the goal is to make progress on 45 open cases, the oldest dating back to 1948.

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich told The Spokesman-Review the cold case unit may be expanded by building a volunteer team of retired officers.

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