Jul 18, 2013 5:37 PM
Since 2001, the investigation into Pratt’s murder has been ongoing, and "several years ago" detectives began receiving information linking Marvin “Ziggy” Ray Markle Jr. to the murder investigation. Advances in DNA technology assisted in the development of the investigation, according to the release.
Today Markle Jr., who was currently serving a 90-day jail sentence for a probation violation, was charged for the murder of Pratt. He remains in Butte County Jail without bail.
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