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Grim Sleeper defense says DNA in some cases points to another suspect
Grim Sleeper defense says DNA in some cases points to another suspect

Since Los Angeles police first announced that they had made an arrest in the hunt for the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killer, the case involving the slayings of more than 10 women has centered around DNA. Genetic evidence at the crime scenes helped investigators conclude they had a single killer. Authorities say tests matched the DNA profile to one man: Lonnie Franklin Jr. But now Franklin's attorneys are also making use of DNA, alleging that genetic material from another man was found on items collected at the crime scenes of three of the victims linked to their client. "What role that person plays, we don't know," said defense lawyer Seymour Amster, who filed...

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