Body found in Wyoming may be Colorado woman

Posted at 12:57 PM, Apr 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-15 14:57:05-04

Human remains found in Wyoming may be those of a missing Colorado woman.

Tera Lewandowski, from Pierce, disappeared in October 2015.

A member of a biker gang told Weld County Sheriff's Department officials he killed Lewandowski after the gang leader ordered a hit on her over an argument about drugs.

Court documents accuse Daniel "DJ" Meyer of killing Lewandowski sometime between Sept. 29 and Sept. 30.

Meyer is described in the affidavit as an "enforcer" in a gang called "21" or the "21ers." Meyer was also listed as a trustee on the Pierce Town Board.

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Meyer and four other people were arrested on charges of first-degree murder: Chad Iler, Michael Vassil, Scott Hanchett and Karly Hanchett. Crystal Griffin was arrested as an accessory to murder.

Meyer agreed to lead investigators into Wyoming to find the body, but the affidavit says he was unable to pinpoint the location.

On Wednesday, a body matching Lewandowski's description was found in Laramie County. A formal identification is being performed by the Weld County Coroner’s Office.

This investigation is still ongoing.

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.