FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Police have made an arrest in the decades-old murder case of a young Fairfield boy.

Three-year-old Clark Toshiro Handa was abducted from his bedroom along what was once Magellan Road in Fairfield back in August 1984. The suspect left a ransom note demanding money for the boy’s safe return.

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Clark was never seen again, however.

The Fairfield Police Department and the FBI have been investigating the case. Cold case detectives took over the investigation in 2011.

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Michael FejarangEvidence soon surfaced that led detectives to finally identify a suspect. On Monday, Michael Anthony Blas Fejarang was charged for the murder of Clark.

Fejarang was already in prison on a 26-year sentence for separate child molestation convictions. He was 23-years-old at the time of Clark’s murder and a friend of the young boy’s family, detective say.

Detectives have not detailed what evidence led them to charge Fejarang.

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