Where is Chelsea Rustad Today? Murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg: Chelsea Rustad is the one who helped to resolve the case of Jay Cook’s homicide that remained pending for almost 30 years. Yes, Chelsea was the one whose help came out as a big support for the police to solve the case. At that time, he became a topic of discussion after helping the police. She gained immense attention from the netizens on social media platforms and everywhere. When the news started going viral, people started searching for her online to know more details about her. Now, several people are wondering where is she right now and how is her life going? In this article, we have brought all the details about Chelsea Rustad. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Where is Chelsea Rustad Today?
Chelsea Rustad is a Genealogist. She was driven to fame after her involvement in the pending case of Jay Cook. Since 2019, She is the ambassador of the institute of DNA Justice Chelsea. Apart from this, in 2020, she was also invited to speak for Investigative Genetic Genealogy at the Midwestern Conference. Also, she has appeared in various documentaries including W5: Dirty Tricks: Family Secrets, Is Murder In Your DNA, 48 Hours: A Killer in the Family Tree, and NOVA: Secrets In Our DNA. She also authored a book titled Inherited Secrets, a true-crime memoir in 2020.
She has been serving at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife as IT Security. She was one of those two genetic witnesses whose DNA was used to recognize the culprit of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg’s murders. In November 1987, Jay was found dead along with his girlfriend Tanya Van Cuylenborg. It was a homicide. The documentary “48 Hours: The Killer in the Family Tree” detailed the terrible murders and depicted how the case remained pending for almost three decades due to the non-availability of matched DNA evidence.
Talking about Chelsea, She is a genealogist who was married to Benjamin Joseph Kaufman in Seattle on 08 September 2018. As of 2021, they don’t have any children yet. She is living with her husband in Olympia, Washington. She was born on 28 May 1982 in Tacoma, Washington, to her parents Mark and Erin Rustad. She holds American nationality. In 2013, she began studying genealogy and has won an AncestryDNA kit in the year 2015. She is quite active on Instagram and often posts her pictures with her family. She shared a picture of herself with her father from her wedding day and it was so adorable. There are also some pictures of her with her husband on Instagram. Stay tuned with us for more updates.