FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - An arrest has been made in a 12-year-old cold case.
Jeffrey Brian Smith of Goodyear, Arizona was arrested late last month in the death of Remzi Nesfield, whose skeletal remains were found by a hiker in a remote part of Fremont County in 2016.
Nesfield was reported missing in 2007. The remains were confirmed to be his in 2017. A forensic examination revealed Nesfield had been shot in the head.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office announced 37-year-old Smith's arrest on Monday. Smith remains in Arizona at this time of this writing awaiting extradition back to Colorado.