Suitcase Murderer in Court Today

Steve ZelichGENEVA, Wis. — A former police officer, accused of murdering two women and then hiding them inside suitcases was in court today.

Today was the preliminary hearing for Steven Zelich. A detective says the former officer told him he killed the women during rough intercourse and then hid them.

One of the women was from Oregon. Jenny Gamez graduated from Oakridge High and then moved to Cottage Grove to live with a foster parent. She disappeared in 2012.

The suitcases were eventually found on the side of the highway in Wisconsin.