How DNA on coffee cup led to arrest in 1972 rape, murder of woman: Officials

A 77-year-old Washington state man was arrested Wednesday decades after he allegedly killed a 20-year-old woman, and police say he was nabbed through the novel technique of genetic genealogy.
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Transcript for How DNA on coffee cup led to arrest in 1972 rape, murder of woman: Officials
Yesterday we arrested a 77 year old Edmunds man. He's suspected of murdering twenty year old Jody Loomis in 1972. His name is Terrence Miller. He was charged with murder in Forster yesterday afternoon. Richard imminent cut into custody yesterday morning without incident at his residence. And he was identified as a suspect in the process of geological DNA. Today's arrest is just one of an increasing number of arrests around the country. That are happening every day happening every day as a result of each and genetic genie you know certain genetic genealogy advancement. With the addressed we get closer to answering question all families of victims want to know. What happened and hopefully it why. On August we third 1972. Four year old Jody Loomis intended to write her bicycle from residents and 21 separate road pastrami road. Where she was going to writer or skip it a stable there. She rode north on north road from. Over wrote 264 street and east to the Bothell Everett highway. She was last seen crossing the highway and riding uphill and penny creek road in what is now mill creek. At approximately 5:30 PM. Two people found Jodi disrobe and shot minutes in the woods up a penny creek group. They transported her to Stephens memorial hospital. In Edmonds where she was pronounced deceased. She was wearing only panties socks. Waffle stopper style boots that she had more power from resistor or twelve year old sister that day. An autopsy determined that her cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head likely from 22. Also during the autopsy. Multiple swabs were taken from her body. And some showed abundance purple so. Missing from or bicycle was the bridal for horse.

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