Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate indicted in 1984 killing

A former Idaho gubernatorial candidate has been indicted in the murder of a 12-year-old girl who went missing in Colorado in 1984.

Steve Pankey ran as a Constitution Party candidate for governor in 2014 and as a Republican in the 2018 primary.

Pankey lived near the family of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews when she disappeared.

He faces several charges including the murder and kidnapping of the girl.

Pankey was arrested at his Meridian home Monday, following the indictment and is currently being held in jail without bond as he awaits extradition to Colorado. (AP)

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