True crime reporter Deanna Boyd takes on another cold case: Irasema Chavez let a late-night visitor into her Arlington, TX, apartment in January 2012. The next morning she was found dead, stabbed more than 100 times. Her killer has never been found.
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Surveillance video shows Irasema Chavez's killer arriving at her Arlington apartment on the night of Jan. 19, 2012. Composites, created by Parabon Nanolabs, predict the physical appearance of Irasema Chavez's killer based on DNA left behind at the crime scene.
In 2012, a young woman let someone into her Arlington apartment and was stabbed more than 100 times. Who killed Irasema Chavez? Listen to a new episode of the "Out of the Cold" podcast at www.star-telegram.com/outofthecold.
A woman who wishes to remain anonymous came to the U.S. as an undocumented worker, seeking a better life for her children, but fears detention and deportation. Her family has directions on what to do in case she doesn't answer the phone someday.