Cicero man accused of 1978 Nebraska murder

August 30, 2010 5:55:15 AM PDT
A suburban Cicero man has been charged in a murder case in Nebraska that dates back 32 years.Jerry Watson, 51, is charged with first-degree murder in the 1978 stabbing death of a hospital worker in Omaha. Investigators say DNA and fingerprints link Watson to the murder.

Watson is currently serving time in Statesville prison in Joliet on burglary and drug charges. He's expected to be taken into custody on the Nebraska murder charge when he's released from Statesville next month.


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