• DNA from genealogy sites led to break in Golden State Killer case, DA says

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    SACRAMENTO - The man suspected of being the Golden State Killer was arrested after investigators compared DNA collected from crime scenes to genetic information on genealogy websites , according to a spokeswoman with the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office.
    The DNA matched a relative of 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, investigators said. From there, investigators zeroed in on DeAngelo , who lived on a quiet street in Citrus Heights.
    Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said Wednesday that detectives were ultimately able to match the DNA with a sample he “discarded,” but Jones...
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  • DNA from genealogy website led to Golden State Killer's arrest, says California district attorney

    DNA from genealogy website led to Golden State Killer's arrest, says California district attorney

    1 month ago - By WESH

    The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office confirmed that the DNA that led to the arrest of the suspect in the Golden State Killer case came from a genealogy website.
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  • 'Golden State Killer's' past and present in Sacramento jars neighbors

    1 month ago - By ABC

    ABC News has confirmed that DNA from ancestry websites led to the arrest of the suspected "Golden State Killer," Joseph James DeAngelo. Officers surveilled DeAngelo for several days prior to his arrest.
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