Columbus Police Considering Re-Opening Probe Of 1975 Slaying

May 8, 2014

Christie Mullins
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus police division's cold case squad is considering whether to reopen a nearly four-decades-old slaying.

14-year-old Christie Mullins was found beaten to death behind Graceland Shopping Center in 1975. A suspect was acquitted at trial two years later amid suggestions the wrong man had been arrested. Police will re-examine the case file for potential eyewitnesses, physical evidence or possible DNA. If police decide against a new investigation, the case will remain open but inactive.