An Isanti man is facing sentencing after being found guilty in a 1993 cold case murder. A jury found Jerry Westrom guilty yesterday of first-degree premeditated murder and second-degree intentional murder in the death of Jeanie Childs. Investigators were able to identify Westrom as the killer using DNA technology and commercial genealogy websites. A sentencing date hasn’t been announced.
Westrom Found Guilty In 1993 Murder Case
By Ashley Hanley|2022-08-26T07:00:16-05:00August 26th, 2022|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!