Investigators in Austin say advancements in DNA technology has led to the indictment of a 64-year-old man in the 1979 death of a woman.
Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore confirmed to the Austin American-Statesman that Michael Anthony Galvan is charged with capital murder.
He was being held Friday at the Travis County jail on a $750,000 bond. Online jail records don't indicate whether he has an attorney to speak for him.
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Galvan is charged in the death of 18-year-old Debra Reiding, a newlywed from Choteau, Montana, who had recently moved to Austin with her husband.
Galvan was a suspect at the time but there wasn't sufficient evidence to charge him after Reiding's body was found in her home.
The two had worked together at an Austin restaurant.