Man indicted in 1991 cold case involving murder of Williamson Co

Man indicted in 1991 cold case involving murder of Williamson Co. woman

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The case of a Williamson County woman, who has been missing for more than two decades, has been solved, according to investigators.

Vicki Lynn Nisbett was reportedly last seen alive heading to company Christmas party. That was in December of 1991. Thursday, investigators say the case is solved and the person responsible indicted.

She lived in an Anderson Mill apartment complex with her three young children. Her husband Rex was also there although original reports indicated the couple was in the process of getting a divorce.

Several weeks after she was reported missing her station wagon was found in a parking lot along MoPac. Investigators at the time of her disappearance also discovered blood in her apartment.

DNA tests would later indicate the blood was that of the missing 29-year-old woman. In a 1992 interview her father said he suspected his daughter was dead.

Almost 22 years later, a grand jury murder indictment was filed against Rex Nisbett.

District Attorney Jana Duty Thursday afternoon explained how this cold case got hot.

"I was contacted in February by a close friend of Vicki's," Duty said.

After reviewing the file the DA was convinced she had a strong circumstantial evidence case.

"It's a good case, I understand we don't have a body, and that's a big hurdle to overcome but when you have the evidence we do have it's a strong case," Duty said.

Prosecutors believe Vicki was killed because she was seeing another man and that a fight between her and Rex took place in the apartment.

Rex Nisbett was arrested in Houston Wednesday at a friend's house. He was booked into the Williamson County Jail a few minutes ago.

Vicki's father died last year but her mother and three sons are still alive and well.

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