DNA allegedly links Nevada prisoner to 1984 Colorado cold cases

Alexander Uling is linked to the death of Patricia Smith and another family in Colorado, authorities said.
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Transcript for DNA allegedly links Nevada prisoner to 1984 Colorado cold cases
It was obvious that this case harm to our detectives and officers who responded that night and who continue to work for. On processing and investigating. It was a case that haunted the families. And the victims to the core. Evidence from both these Smith homicide in the event that homicide was initially submitted to the CBI on January 17 1984. As you likely know that was before DN AB can be widely used. Current investigations. The CB I was able to develop it DNA profile of the suspect in the Smith house. Equally important scientists were able to establish that that profile. In the Smith homicide matched the DNA profile. That'd been taken nine years earlier in the Bennett Thomas. Confirming the link that investigators have long suspected in those cases. Yesterday. We presume an affidavit. Detailed. Recitation of facts that we believe supporter probable cause. That's world war for the arrest about senator Christopher human. Currently in custody in Nevada. A request for a Warner DTL. That we believe mr. Ewing. Is responsible. For the murder and assault and perfect Patricia Smith.

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