DENVER
01/14/2011 09:34 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sid Wells Homicide Investigators Obtain Arrest Warrant After 27 Years

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for the prime suspect in the 1983 slaying of Sid Wells, one of Boulder's most notorious unsolved killings.

But authorities have not been able to locate Thayne Smika, who was Wells' 24-year-old roommate at the time of his death and has been the main suspect for more than 27 years. Police haven't known his whereabouts since 1986.

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