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'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

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Police are harnessing consumer DNA sites to solve old murders, which could spur a massive clearing of unsolved crimes.

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Rogers said he was unaware until the Golden State Killer case that his database was being used by law enforcement. He and his partner quickly updated the company’s privacy policy to tell customers they were free to take their profiles down. Most have not, and the site adds about 1,500 new profiles a day, Rogers said.

more @
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/just-beginning-using-dna-genealogy-crack-years-old-cold-cases-n892126?cid=par-xfinity_20180718

A good read if you have time. 
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