COLD CASE FILES: Episode 22
June 3, 1991. 23-year-old Denise Huber pulled over on the side freeway to mend a flat tire. She disappeared without a trace. The Costa Mesa Police Department along with family and friends searched desperately for the young Californian native - but found nothing. It was not until 1994 that police, investigating a suspicious truck found themselves working on a case of homicide. Located in the back of the truck was a freezer containing the body of Denise Huber.
When a Chicago landlord unearthed a skeleton, buried in his garden, the police have to resort to the most advanced scientific techniques if they are to find the murderer. the skeleton is soon identified as that of a malnourished child and a fabric analysis is able to discover that the victim was dressed in a particular brand of pyjamas. Hard detective work, and a deathbed confession finally uncover some of the tragic history of the little girl who was murdered in Buckingham Place in the late 1960s.