Engadget: Investigators used online DNA databases to hunt Golden State Killer

Engadget: Investigators used online DNA databases to hunt Golden State Killer. “Yesterday several police departments in California announced the arrest of the ‘Golden State Killer,’ who killed a dozen people between 1978 and 1986 and has been accused of over 50 rapes. At the time, investigators said DNA played a role in identifying former Auburn, CA police officer Joseph James DeAngelo, and today went a step further with the explanation.”