It’s been nearly 26 years since a vicious crime rocked the small village of Elmsford, a community in Westchester County, north of New York City. It’s the type of place where you can’t just forget something like this.

“For years and decades to come,” said Nick Brandi. He is the executive editor of Westchester Magazine but two decades ago he was working at a diner across the street from what was the old Saw Mill River Motel.

On the afternoon of Sept. 5, 1995, Brandi received a call from the fiancé of his good friend Jon Weaver. She was worried because Jon hadn’t come home. Brandi said he hadn’t heard from Weaver all day.

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