New details emerge in investigation into accused Golden State Killer

Court documents reveal how investigators say they cracked the serial killer case, all coming down to DNA evidence.
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Court documents that reveal how investigators say they. Crack the case of the alleged Golden State killer it's fascinating and it all came down to DNA evidence secretly collected from chance at De'Angelo. And ABC's Kenneth moat and has more. A night chilling new details emerge from the investigation. To view cute colder state killer Joseph De'Angelo. A judge urged fueled arguments Friday giving the public a glimpse into the former police officer. Accused of terrorizing communities across California in the 1970s. And eighties. The investigation revealed DNA met this used to identify potential relatives. According to the Warren samples collected effort double homicide in 1980 helped them identify the 72 year old at the alleged serial killer. Among the new revelations on April 18 investigators collected a DNA swab from the driver's side door handle or individuals car. Parked at a hobby lobby parking lot. Then on April 23 investigators collected more DNA samples from a tissue in his trash can outside of old. Folks they're both allegedly tied to previous crimes spanning decades the next day De'Angelo with the rest that. Mortar Duffy Caroline who represents media outlets pushing for the release of these documents with pleats were the ruling. I'm certainly happy that her recognizing the end of the First Amendment right of access. Two more in the. Another surprising revelation detectives accused the year duo of a shocking thirteen to murder. The shooting death of core smelling in 1975. Wahl weakness. I. The affidavit goes on to detail and are the floor bid of governor of the tree give. The year to a accuser Tiki from of alleged victims including rings watches women's purses. As well as drivers like through through photographs and other identification. And there was incredible details crucial to cracking this more than forty year old case but only up. Fraction of this massive investigation. Much of the 100 page warrant was redacted by prosecutors. One reason to protect the information of dozens of witnesses detectives the surviving victims Ben and Paula. So many people working on this case and affected by Kenneth thank you very much very reporting.

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