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Deputies Arrest 5 Suspects On Suspicion Of Murder In Missing Woman Case

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)- Weld County Sheriff's deputies arrested five people for suspicion of murder in connection with last month's disappearance of a Pierce woman.

Greeley Police Cpl. Matt Turner said Chad Iiler, Daniel Meyer, Michael Vassil, Scott Hanchett and Karly Hanchett were arrested on charges of first-degree murder. Crystal Griffin was arrested as an accessory to murder.

Daniel Meyer and Crystal Griffin
Daniel Meyer and Crystal Griffin (credit: Weld Co. Sheriff)

Their arrests are part of the investigation into the disappearance of Tera Lewandowski. The 34-year-old went missing in September.

The Weld County Sheriff's Office has been assisting the Ault Police Department into Lewandowski's disappearance.

Authorities had said previously that her disappearance was suspicious.

Additional Information from Greeley Police: 

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff's Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers.

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