Cold Case: Suspect arrested in decades-old rape, murder of Mandy Stavik
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Prosecutors say DNA helped police crack a cold case nearly 30 years in the making. Mandy Stavik was found murdered in 1989 and now the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest. Investigators believe the man who kidnapped, raped and murdered Stavik used to watch her jog in front of his home. Timothy Bass, 50, was arrested Tuesday morning and he appeared in front of a judge Wednesday afternoon.