1971 Cold Case: 'Consistent With a Car Accident'

Officials in South Dakota have determined the deaths of two missing teenagers was not foul play.
1:04 | 04/16/14

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Police in South Dakota say they've solved a 43 year old cold case Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson were driving home in May of 1971. Following an end of the school party in Union County South Dakota when they disappeared. Not a Trace -- the girls not even their car was ever found. Until September of last year a drought crop levels of the local creeks solo police discovered the girls 1960. Studebaker. With their remains inside. After an investigation police believed the girls both died in a car accident when they drove into the creek. It's consistent with a car accident. To start with the forensic pathology and anthropology reports. -- -- -- that there's no type injury. That would be consistent -- caused by follow player inappropriate conduct. The car was found to be in third -- alcohol was not a contributing part of the accident. Sadly Pamela Jackson's father died five days before the car was found.

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