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4.28.18

The Golden State Killer suspect was identified after a distant relative posted DNA on a genealogy site

Police tracked Joseph James DeAngelo after matching DNA from a crime scene to one of his distant relatives who used a genealogy website.

4.27.18

Public DNA Database Cracked the Golden State Killer Case, Police Say

Authorities were led to Joseph James DeAngelo by cross-checking his genetic data on GEDmatch, a free and open-source DNA database.