It has been more than 25 years since a 20-year-old Burnsville college student was murdered in upstate New York, where she was visiting friends. Her mother, Phyllis O’Connell, has fought hard to keep her case in the spotlight to help solve the killing. She now has hope a break could come soon.
Kristin O’Connell was a college student when she was brutally murdered during a visit to upstate New York in the summer of 1985. She was studying hotel and restaurant management and hoped to someday work in Hawaii.