Posted: Sep 28, 2010 8:53 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press
A man accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in 1996 and leaving her body under a bridge in Chambers County, Texas was arrested after a traffic stop in Louisiana.
Livonia police stopped a car in January for swerving between lanes, and arrested 45-year-old Kevin Edison Smith on a drug possession charge.
Louisiana police can take DNA samples during drug arrests.
Smith's went into a national database.
Texas authorities announced Friday that he is being held on $1 million bond in the death of Krystal Jean Baker.
Texas City, Texas, Police Chief Robert Burby says his officers found a DNA match on Sept. 14.