US: 'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested after DNA match

Over the years, detectives collected copious amounts of physical evidence and tips, but were unable to crack the decades-old serial murder case until recent advances in DNA technology.


    Police in the US state of California say they have cracked a decades-old serial murder case.

    They have arrested a former policeman they believe is the so-called Golden State Killer, a serial rapist and murderer in the 1970s and 80s.

    The unsolved crimes of the Golden State Killer became the subject of intense interest following publication of a bestselling book on the case earlier this year.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.


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