DENVER (AP) — A man tied into the murdering of Colorado woman almost 40 years back during DNA evidence was detained earlier this month at Nebraska, police announced Thursday.

Based on court documents, Anderson afterwards appeared in court at Dawson County and waived his right to fight extradition to Colorado, KUSA-TV, which initially reported that the arrest, stated.

The general public defender representing him Nebraska didn’t return a phone call seeking comment.

Police started working with Denver’s Metro Crime Stoppers and forensic science calculating firm United Data Join in January 2020 about the instance. To recognize a person’s attention, genetic sequencing was done on DNA evidence in the case and compared with information shared on people genealogical sites, United Data Connect co-founder and former Denver district attorney Mitch Morrissey said.

Police leader Michelle Tovrea stated her thoughts had been with Sylvia’s family, including her sister and brother-in-law, along with also the pain and loss they’ve endured.

“I’m pleased there’s a path moving ahead to look for justice within her departure,” she explained.