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Texas police use a controversial type of DNA test to identify a suspect
Familial DNA test searches for genetic markers to identify relatives of potential suspects.
'Familial DNA' leads to cold-case arrest
A suspect is in custody after police used a cigarette butt and familial DNA to link him to a cold-case murder.
High-Profile Murder Case in New York Still Unsolved
Investigators are still searching for the killer of a young female jogger who was strangled while out on a run.
DA Urges NY State to Authorize Familial DNA Testing After NYC Jogger Murder Goes Unsolved
The Queens District Attorney in New York City is urging the state to authorize familial searching of the state's DNA data banks in the wake of the unsolved murder of a young woman who was found strangled after she went for a jog. Karina Vetrano, 30, was strangled to death on Aug. 2 on a path where
'Grim Sleeper' Victim Details Nightmare Attack
Laura Moore survived a 1984 attack at the hands of convicted serial killer Lonnie Franklin.
Grim Sleeper Lonnie Franklin Jr . Sentenced to Death for Murders of LA Women
Lonnie Franklin Jr., known by the nickname the "Grim Sleeper," was sentenced to death today in connection with the killings of women in the Los Angeles area from 1985 to 2007.
'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin Jr . Sentenced to Death for Murders of Los Angeles Women
Lonnie Franklin Jr., known by the nickname the "Grim Sleeper," has been sentenced to death in connection with the serial killings of women in the Los Angeles area from the 1980's to 2007, The Associated Press said. This story is developing. Check back for more updates.
Trial Begins for Alleged 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Lonnie Franklin Jr .
The notorious "Grim Sleeper" trial began today in Los Angeles with a statement from L.A. County Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman, more than three decades after the discovery of the alleged serial killer ’s first victim. In her opening statement, Silverman said that the evidence in this case
Chilling New Discovery in Serial Murder Trial
Lonnie Franklin, an L.A. auto mechanic, is accused of murdering 10 women since 1995; now he is allegedly linked to six more deaths.
Alleged 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Heads to Court
Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, has pleaded not guilty to killing 10 young women over a 20-year period and dumping their bodies in alleyways and garbage bins in Los Angeles.