Genealogy websites identify rape suspect who eluded police for 40 years

Enlarge / Mug shot of Joseph James DeAngelo. (credit: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department) For over four decades, a suspect in more than 50 extremely sadistic rapes and 12 murders eluded police in Northern California. On Tuesday, he was arrested after investigators tracked him down using online genealogical databases that contained genetic information from… Read entire story.

Source: Ars Technica