Arrest Made in 1972 Laramie Murder

By: Amanda Turner Email
By: Amanda Turner Email

LARAMIE, Wyo. --- Laramie Police have made an arrest in a murder that happened more than 40 years ago.

Authorities announced Friday night that 61-year-old Lance David Bean has been arrested for the murder of Sharon Reher in 1972.

Reher was found strangled with her throat slit in her home in April 1972. She had been sexually assaulted.

Police have not said what led them to Bean. Police say further DNA testing will be done.

Reher's relatives have been notified of the arrest.

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