ANCHORAGE - A grand jury has indicted a former Fort Richardson soldier in the death of a woman 14 years ago, authorities said Monday.
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Kenneth Dion, now 37, was indicted for murder and other charges in the 1994 slaying of Bonnie Craig, an 18-year-old college student who was beaten and raped just before she toppled over a cliff into a creek in 1994.
Alaska State Troopers on Monday said Dion is imprisoned in New Hampshire for a series of armed robbery offenses.
Troopers were able to match the semen found on Craig with Dion through a national computer database of DNA profiles. Dion was never known to troopers and wasn't a suspect in the case until the DNA match came back, cold case investigator Jim Stogsdill told the Anchorage Daily News for a story posted on its Web site Monday.
Dion likely did not know Craig, Stogsdill said. Instead, he surmises he picked her up as she walked to a bus stop on the way to an early morning class at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
"It looks like it was a random abduction," Stogsdill said.
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