I-Team: Reaction to New Information in 55 Year Old Cold Case


WBRE/WYOU-TV)   There is new information in a 55-year-old Cold Case.    State police in Hazleton released new information Wednesday in the murder of a nine-year-old girl in 1964.

       Eyewitness News first told you about the developments as we live streamed the state police news conference this morning.  The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick has the details.

And despite the passage of more than a half century the Chiverella Murder still haunts many people in this community.

“I remember it vividly. It made me sick that whole day! “Remembered Jack Mundie Senior.

84-year-old Jack Mundie Senior was working near the area where Marise Chiverella’s body was found. A coal stripping pit just north of Hazleton. State Troopers came to his company to talk with employees.

 “They wanted to know if anybody going to work that morning had seen anything out of the ordinary along that stretch of road. Unfortunately, nobody seen anything” said Mundie.

Chiverella was kidnapped as she walked along West Fourth Street in her way to school.

“It had the whole city shook up!” Noted Jack Mundie Junior.

Jack Mundie Junior says parents kept their children close.

“ I remember being told to be careful because of what happened and to quickly come home from school “ Said Mundie, Senior.

Carol Kingsley has been following this investigation and says she has a gut feeling that

“I think they are going to get whoever it was. He’s either dead or still around and I think they will get him” Said Carol Kingsley of Hazleton.

  State Troopers are hopeful these images can bring justice for Marise Chiverella and her family.  

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