Stephen Lawrence and other cold case murders solved decades later by DNA
Scientific advances have cracked open seemingly unsolvable cases
Real-crime followers were shocked when the decades-old Golden State Killer case was cracked by DNA. Joseph James DeAngelo was charged with eight counts of first-degree murder after his DNA was linked to crime scenes through a genealogy database. But this is far from the only example of a cold case being reinvestigated or solved after decades thanks to genetic evidence. Take a look at the cold case murders solved decades later by DNA.
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