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DNA test clears Golden State Killer suspect of 1975 murder: prosecutor

Reuters Wednesday, 9 January 2019
DNA test clears Golden State Killer suspect of 1975 murder: prosecutorDNA evidence has cleared a former policeman accused of being the "Golden State Killer," who terrified a swath of California with dozens of rapes and murders in the 1970s and 1980s, in one murder case from 1975 in which he was a suspect, prosecutors said.
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DNA evidence has cleared a former policeman accused of being the “Golden State Killer' of one 1975 murder. According to Reuters, the Golden State Killer terrified a swath of California with dozens of rapes and murders in the 1970s and 1980s. However, prosecutors say DNA evidence clears Joseph James...

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