Suspect In Kiplyn Davis Disappearance Indicted

Suspect In Kiplyn Davis Disappearance Indicted

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Sam Penrod Reporting"Our biggest goal is to bring Kiplyn home, we need to put here where she needs to be put and let justice go from there."

The parents of a missing teenager offer hope, after yet another man is arrested in the disappearance of their daughter. Richard and Tamara Davis have been waiting for ten years now for answers about what happened to Kiplyn. Now another man has been arrested, which federal prosecutors call significant in solving the case.

Suspect In Kiplyn Davis Disappearance Indicted

The latest suspect is only charged with perjury, for lying under oath to a grand jury about information in the case. But prosecutors say that Timmy Olsen has made statements to a number of people implicating himself and someone else in Kiplyn's disappearance and death. And Kiplyn's parents say they have suspected Olsen for a long time.

28-year old Timmy Brent Olsen from Spanish Fork was led into federal court today, indicted on 20 counts of perjury. OIsen is the latest and possibly the most significant arrest into the mystery of what happened to 15-year old Kiplyn Davis.

Paul Warner, US Attorney: "This is a very critical turn in the investigation, this is a very significant indictment that has been returned today in the context of this investigation."

Parents of Kiplyn Davis
Parents of Kiplyn Davis

This indictment involves the on-going federal investigation into what happened to Kiplyn, who was a sophomore at Spanish Fork High School. On May 2nd, 1995 she disappeared. Prosecutors say that Olsen made statements to a number of people implicating himself and someone else in Kiplyn's disappearance and death.

Paul Warner: "We believe we have come very close to resolving this matter."

For the girl's family, they call it a big day.

Richard Davis, Kiplyn's Father: "I think people are scared and I think after it got going two or three years, they think they got away with it."

Prosecutors have charged two other men, Scott Brunson and Garry Blackmore for perjury as well, but now the arrest of Timmy Olsen seems to be the one prosecutors believe will help to solve the case.

Tamara Davis, Kiplyn's Mother: "It's time, it's time to find her. It's been a long ten years and the two years this investigation has been going on, has seemed like forever, we're looking forward to this coming to a close."

Richard Davis, Kiplyn's Father: "It's really hard, we still keep our light on on our porch. It has been ten years since we turned that on, it will not go off, until we find her and bring her home and put her in a proper place."

Prosecutors will ask that Timmy Olsen be kept in jail until he goes to trial, calling him a flight risk and a danger to the community. A federal judge will consider that, on Wednesday.

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