(ABILENE, TX) – Detectives are pursuing new leads in the murder of KRBC reporter Jennifer Servo, who was found dead in her apartment almost fourteen years ago.
The Abilene Police Department would not elaborate on the details, but Detective John Wilson with APD did say they were looking into some possible leads. APD has been investigating these leads for a couple of weeks.
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Servo moved to Abilene in 2002 with high hopes of beginning a long career in journalism. She was only reporting with KRBC for three months when she was sexually assaulted, strangled, and killed.
Her ex-boyfriend Ralph Sepulveda remains the only named suspect in her death. Servo and Sepulveda once shared the apartment where her body was found.
Sepulveda joined Servo in her journey to Abilene when she accepted the job at KRBC. Their relationship came to an end shortly after when Servo discovered he had a secret fiance and child back in Montana, but the couple resolved to remain friends.
Sepulveda’s last known residence is in Baltimore, Maryland, according to Servo’s father, Normon Olson, hasn’t given up hope and is still actively searching for her killer alongside APD. He created a website, JusticeforJennifer.org, to keep his daughter’s memory and story alive.
This case, which has been cold for years, can finally close if the break everyone has been waiting for comes through – a single tip could could give Jennifer the justice she deserves.
Anyone who has knowledge of the Crime should call the Abilene Crimestoppers at (325)676-8477.