Luis Sierra, 63, of NY Charged With Homicide Of Teen Whose Body Was Recovered In East Side Borough, PA Near Lehigh River In 1976

How did Pa. state police finally ID ‘Beth Doe’ and what led them to her long-ago boyfriend?

Her family never reported her missing, having received a letter in January 1977 stating she had moved to Connecticut with her boyfriend, had the baby and would contact them if she needed anything, police said in court papers.

NY man, 63, charged in decades-old homicide in Carbon County

A teen’s remains had been found near the Lehigh River in 1976

EAST SIDE BOROUGH, Pa. – A 63-year-old man in New York has been charged with homicide in the death of a teen whose remains were found in Carbon County more than 40 years ago.

Luis Sierra, 63, of Ozone Park, NY, faces one charge of homicide in the death of Evelyn Colon, 15, according to a news release from state police in Pennsylvania.

The teen’s remains were found on the riverbank of the Lehigh River in East Side Borough on December 20, 1976. Forty-four years later, authorities identified the remains as Evelyn Colon, of Jersey City, New Jersey. Colon had been pregnant with her nearly full-term daughter.


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