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DNA mapping helped catching a Killer, 45 years after the crime

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

Linda O'Keefe disappeared while she was coming back home walking from her summer school in 1973. Her body was found the next day. 72-years old James Neal was arrested in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, charged with murder with special circumstances. A combination of old evidences and “advanced technology” like DNA structure that was uploaded on a database helped the police to match with evidence and find James Neal.