Commercial DNA Websites Helped Catch the Golden State Killer—Could the Zodiac Killer Be Next?

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Newsweek—Police are aiming to create a DNA profile of the killer who killed in the San Franciso Bay area in the late 1960s.

The Golden State Killer suspect and DNA: Would you forfeit your right to privacy to catch a killer?. On Tuesday, police arrested the man they believe is one of the most notorious serial rapists and murderers in American history. The news came, astonishingly, thanks to some unidentified person who was likely just intrigued about genealogy and ethnicity. The Sacramento District Attorney’s office has attributed the capture of suspected Golden State Killer, ex-cop Joseph James DeAngelo, to “genealogical websites that contained genetic information from a relative.” Which, if you’ve ever spit into a...