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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' 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
Six More Deaths Linked to Grim Sleeper Serial Killer
Police have linked Lonnie Franklin Jr., the man charged with 10 murders in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings, to several other deaths, according an Associated Press source. The source did not specify how many deaths police had connected to Franklin, but the Los Angeles Times reported the number as
'Grim Sleeper' Suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr . May Be Linked to 8 More Female Victims
New Evidence Uncovered May Tie the Former City Sanitation Worker to 6 Missing Persons, 2 Murders
'Grim Sleeper' Attorney Says LAPD Tainting Jury Pool With Photos
Photographs Found at Home of Suspect Were Released Last Week, Five Have Come Forward
'Grim Sleeper' Cops Trying to Taint Jury Pool With Photos, Attorney Charges
The Los Angeles Police Department has tentatively indentified five of the dozens of women found in photos discovered on the " Grim Sleeper " serial killer's property. Deputy Chief of Police and Chief of Detectives David R. Doan said that "five people have identified five specific names" from photos
Virginia May Nab Serial Rapist Through Blood Relative DNA
Familial DNA Powerful Forensic Tool But Few States Use It Because of Privacy Concerns
New DNA Technology Cracks Cold Case
California law enforcement is using a new crime-solving technique that officials say could prove more revolutionary than fingerprinting: familial DNA. The technique, which helped Los Angeles detectives apprehend the serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, can connect crime scene...
New 'Grim Sleeper' Photos Released
L.A. Police Chief Says 'These People Are Not Suspects; We Don't Even Know if They Are Victims'