“In 2018, the sample DNA was tested again, and a genetic snapshot was developed, the affidavit said. In November 2020, Michele Kennedy, a crime analyst in the sheriff’s cold case unit, made a link to the suspect through the DNA of his parents, who are deceased, according to the affidavit.” – The Denver Post
About Michele Kennedy
Michele Kennedy has been in the law enforcement field since 1993, and she has been a crime analyst for a law enforcement agency in the State of Colorado since 1997. She is currently assigned to her agency’s Cold Case Unit as a forensic genetic genealogist. She is also a volunteer search angel, helping adoptees and other searchers identify birth parents using genetic genealogy.
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