Schara was arrested in September after a decades-long investigation by Agawam police, state police, and the FBI.
Read the arrest warrant for Gary E. Schara from Rockville Superior Court in Connecticut.
Dee Ziegert says that she has formed a bond with the Bish family, and wants them to know not to give up hope in finding Molly’s killer.
Forensic scientists solve crimes by collecting physical evidence from a crime scene and comparing it with the DNA from a suspect.
22News learned new information about the accused rapist and killer, and how the District Attorney wants to prosecute this case.
District attorney Anthony Gulluni said that Schara wrote a document in which he admitted to killing Lisa Ziegert.
We are learning more about the background of the man accused of kidnapping, raping, and killing Lisa Ziegert back in 1992.
Watch the entire arraignment of Gary Schara and the statement the district attorney made after the court appearance.
Gary Schara was arrested Saturday, September 16 in connection to the murder of Lisa Ziegert more than 25 years ago.
The DA said the Ziegert family’s strength and resolve has been a source of inspiration for everyone who worked on the case.
It was DNA phenotyping that helped law enforcement to accuse Schara decades after Lisa Ziegert’s rape and murder.
District Attorney Anthony Gulluni confirmed that Schara grew up in Longmeadow, and graduated from Longmeadow High School.
Gary Schara of West Springfield was arrested this weekend, more than 25 years after Lisa Ziegert’s kidnapping and murder.
An arrest has been made in the Lisa Ziegert murder case, an enduring mystery that has gone unsolved for decades.
District Attorney Anthony Gulluni will make an announcement in connection to the Lisa Ziegert murder case Monday afternoon.
There has been renewed hope in finding Lisa Ziegert killer since last year, when the District Attorney’s Office revealed new DNA evidence wa…
District Attorney Anthony Gulluni says that they have been getting leads from people all over the country.
Agawam residents say they have felt a personal connection to the loss of Lisa Ziegert.
DA Anthony Gulluni and Dee Ziegert, mother of Lisa Ziegert, spoke at a news conference in which composite sketches were revealed.
A Virginia-based company used DNA evidence recovered at the crime scene to assemble an image of the suspect in the 1992 killing.