Archer County Cold Case to Reopen

Published 01/19 2012 06:17PM

Updated 01/19 2012 08:21PM

    Tomorrow is the 27th anniversary of Archer County's only cold case murder, but county officials say that unsolved murder may soon be marked solved.
    Detectives have decided to re-open the case.
    According to sheriff's deputy Simon Dwyer, because of new technology and DNA evidence, a suspect in the murder may now be identified.
    On Jan. 20 1985, 55-year-old Tom Gillispie was found fatally shot on his property in northwest Archer City.
    Gillispie had been shot three times: one shot grazed his head, the other two were fatal chest wounds.
    This case went before a grand jury, but no one was ever indicted.

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