ONLY ON 8: Local family of murdered loved one speaks out on arrest

LAS VEGAS - An arrest has been made in a bizarre cold case murder out of Florida. Sheila Keen-Warren was arrested in Virginia. Keen is accused of killing her husband's ex-wife, Marlene Warren.

Back in 1990, Marlene Warren was shot in the face after she opened her front door for a clown. Authorities say Keen was that clown. Marlene Warren's family, who lives in Las Vegas, shares old photos and talks about her sudden loss.

Bill Twing is Marlene's stepfather. Twing says, "she had a good life in front of her; she was just a very good person." 

Shirley and Bill Twing remembered their rambunctious little girl, Marlene Warren whose love for the outdoors would inspire adventures rivaling Tom Sawyer. Shirley Twing is Marlene's mother and says, "she was outgoing, she liked people."    

Marlene was the leader of her three siblings. Shirley Twing says, "they got along really well except for fighting over curlers as young girls will do." Marlene eventually married a man named Michael Warren.

Marlene eventually married a man named Michael Warren. In May of 1990, the family album would forever change. Bill Twing says, "you do something, and it jogs a memory, and it brings it forward."

Frustration built and Marlene's family says prosecutors felt DNA analysis was too weak in the 90's to push the case forward.

12 years after Marlene's death, Michael married Sheila Keen who was initially suspected of being the clown. Keen is now in police custody suspected of being the killer. Shirley Twing says, "all I can say is, she can probably rest in peace now.

Bill Twing says, "I'm elated that it happened, that they got somebody, but now they have got to push it and finished it and go for the oak hammer.

Investigators say they suspected Sheila Keen from the beginning but didn't have enough evidence to make an arrest. New technology allowed them to reopen the case in 2014.


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