How genetic genealogist CeCe Moore identified potential suspect in 1992 cold case

After 26 years, it took Moore just "a couple of days," she said, to turn a face and a name over to Lancaster investigators.
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Genetic epidemiologist C Seymour narrows her search down to a target and we in Lancaster. A northern European descent she also notices is that the suspect has some platinum. Earned him an earnings. We've seen a lot of people they shared DNA witness suspect that hot fire Gregory grandparents or any where drinking great grandparents. And those top few matches I was working with. Led to a specific family and Lancaster Pennsylvania. So I knew that the suspect was closely related to that family and I know how. Had to find the right person and that's damning so I started digging into newspaper archives and I came across. Agent announcement for sun that targeted campaign and lists his father Adam Latin anti. I'm. Now we're getting tons there was an online magazine had and you had him. Talked about how he loved to cook for your regency because he was passed. And that this was that. When I first identified him I couldn't ask them sick campus can't beat us. I went back to be checked my work over again and the genetic genealogy analysis was. Straight out. CC's conclusions stones district attorney Craig Stedman. This is big news the biggest break we may have had in the whole case that turned out to be the biggest. How long did it take you from the time you start working on this case to find that person. I think it took a couple of days while my mouth drops open because this is a case that went unsolved for over 25 years and it took you just a couple of things. Genetics and the real serious. She. Genealogy is incredibly powerful and I've known that for a long time now it's up to law enforcement to confirm CC's findings. By obtaining DNA from a possible suspect. And matching it to that DNA from the crime scene.

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