In 1989, 18-Year-Old Mandy Stavik was Raped and Murdered over Thanksgiving Weekend

Over two decades later, a chance meeting between two moms helped solve this cold case

Mandy Stavik was only 18-years old when she was raped and murdered; image source.

In the fall of 1989, Mandy Stavik was a freshman at Central Washington University. That November, she returned to her hometown of Acme, Washington, to spend Thanksgiving with her family. On Friday, Mandy went for a jog with her dog after…



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