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Who is Bobby Jack Fowler?

Bobby Jack Fowler was arrested in Newport, Ore., in 1995. (Lincoln County, Ore.)
Police believe they've got a suspect in a B.C. highway cold case.

The RCMP's E-PANNA squad has been investigating the deaths and disappearances of 18 girls and women, who have gone missing or been murdered along several major highway routes in the B.C. interior.

CBC News has learned that police will announce they have linked American convict Bobby Jack Fowler to the killing of 16-year-old Colleen MacMillen.

MacMillen died in 1974 after going missing along Highway 97, near Lac La Hache, just north of 100 Mile House. She had been hitchhiking, on her way to see friends.

Late Monday, the District Attorney for Lincoln County in Oregon revealed that Fowler -- who died in 2006 -- has now been linked to the murders of several other young women, dating back to the 1990s.

Daybreak host, Chris Walker spoke with Lori Tobias of The Oregonian newspaper, who originally broke this story.
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