Huntersville man questioned in brutal Ohio cold case murder

Huntersville man questioned in brutal Ohio cold case murder

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by GLENN COUNTS / NBC Charlotte

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Posted on March 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 7 at 8:44 PM

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Cleveland, Ohio investigators are looking at the cold case murder of an 11-year-old girl want to talk to a Huntersville man.

Bianca White had a smile that would light up a room, and was very popular at her school. In June of 1994 she was murdered in a particularly brutal fashion inside of her East Cleveland home.

"Autopsy results reveal the 11-year-old had been stabbed a minimum of 38 times," said Jack Bornfeld, a Cold Case Investigator with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office.

He has been trying to get a DNA sample from David Scott since July of 2012. He lives in a home in Huntersville and is the brother of 49-year-old William Scott-- who is serving a life sentence in an Ohio prison for murder and rape.

Bornfeld says a partial sample is not enough to accuse the brothers of doing anything wrong, but also not enough to rule them out.

“That is correct, that is why we were requesting samples,” said Bornfeld.

He says that to this point, David Scott has not cooperated. NBC Charlotte caught up with him on the phone and he said that he would provide a sample on Friday when he gets back in town.

"I'm happy if it happens. Let’s put it this way: he seems to have displayed reluctance in the past when I contacted him and he's made no effort to contact me," said the investigator.

William Scott also has brothers in Florida and in Pittsburgh, PA, and investigators are trying to get DNA samples from them as well.

Investigators re-opened the case two years ago when DNA tests showed that blood on a pillow and piece of tissue belong to Bianca and to one of the Scott brothers.

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