DNA Used to Solve Recent Crime

DNA was in several news stories this spring when DNA was used to arrest a suspect for the Golden State Killer.  DNA was used in several more cold cases, discussed in DNA in the News, Solving More Police Cases.  An article from the MIT Technology Review Genetic genealogy is now solving recent crimes, not just cold cases discusses a much more recent case.  DNA analysis led to the arrest of a man for a crime three months prior.  The article suggests that DNA analysis to identify criminals may become much more common.

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