Suspect Named in Disappearance of Tiffany Sessions
Published February 6th, 2014
ALACHUA COUNTY -- There's a new lead that could be key in turning one of North Central Florida's oldest cold cases into a hot one.
On Thursday, Alachua County Sheriff's Deputies are expected to name Paul Rowles as the prime suspect in the disappearance of Tiffany Sessions.
Rowles is a convicted murderer who was out on parole around the time Sessions went missing.
He died last year while in prison, but journals found in Rowles' cell raised questions about his involvement in Sessions' case.
Tiffany's father Patrick Sessions hopes that this latest development will lead to more answers.
"It's a good start," he said in an interview with TV20 on Wednesday. "A confession brings closure, DNA brings closure -- we don't have that level, but compared to what I've had, we're light years ahead."
Sessions -- a former University of Florida student -- went missing back in February of 1989.
Investigators are expected to release more evidence linking Rowles to the Sessions case during a press conference Thursday morning.
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