(ANTIOCH, Calif.) Cops get their man as they finally arrest a sex offender for 1980 rape & murder of 14-year-old girl who was abducted in the middle of the night from her sister’s home in Antioch while babysitting on June 21: Her body was found in a nearby river five days later #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – Dec.12: California cops arrest a registered sex offender for the 1980 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl: California cops say they have solved a 37-year-old cold case, arresting a registered sex offender for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl #AceNewsDesk reports

NYDaily reports that a sex offender arrested for 1980 rape, murder of 14-year-old girl Suzanne Bombardier was abducted in the middle of the night from her sister’s home in Antioch while babysitting on June 21, 1980. Her body was found in a nearby river five days later………Investigators were not able to make much progress on the case for decades until advanced DNA testing pointed the finger at 63-year-old career criminal Mitchell Bacom. He was arrested Monday night……..It had been the oldest open cold case on record with the Antioch Police Department…..

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Mitchell Bacom was arrested Monday for the 1980 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.(Antioch Police Department)

“Justice may not have come swiftly as we may have hoped or liked,” Contra Costa District Attorney Diane Becton said Monday, according to the East Bay Times. “But we will continue to work diligently on these cases and hopefully justice will come.”…….Antioch cops had located a number suspects and persons of interests over the years, including Bacom, before Monday’s breakthrough. He is being held on charges of murder, kidnapping, rape and oral copulation…….”We literally saw within the past 12 months the technology improve to the point where we were able to get a match,” DA inspector Paul Holes told the newspaper. “The crime labs are using new chemistry in the DNA process.”…….Bacom has a long history of arrests, going back to 1973, when he was busted in Mountain View for rape, robbery and assault, according to Antioch cops.

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Suzanne Bombardier disappeared while baby-sitting on June 21, 1980.

Suzanne Bombardier disappeared while baby-sitting on June 21, 1980.

(Antioch Police Department)

After getting out of prison, he was arrested for robbery and rape in Isleton in 1981. This time he was given a 24-year sentence…….Bacom was convicted in Contra Costa County of failing to properly register as a sex offender in 2002, according to Antioch cops. He was given a four-year sentence……”Although we are ecstatic an arrest has been made in this case it will not bring Suzanne back into her family’s lives,” Antioch cops said in a press release. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Suzanne Bombardier’s family and we hope this mystery being solved offers some level of comfort for them.”……..Just days after she had been found stabbed to death, Suzanne’s family received her report card from school, according to the East Bay Times. She had straight A’s……..

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Mitchell Bacom has a long history of arrests going back to 1973.

Mitchell Bacom has a long history of arrests going back to 1973.

(Antioch Police Department)

“She was young and full of life, and she had her whole life ahead of her,” Antioch Detective Gregory Glod, who received the call that Suzanne’s body had been found, told the newspaper. “It had a huge impact on the community. It has affected a lot of people’s lives; family, friends.”

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