How a genealogist traced Calvin Hoover’s DNA in Jessop murder case

After nearly four decades, Toronto police announced they had used genetic genealogy to identify the man that murdered nine-year-old Christine Jessop. A look at why police are so sure they’ve got the right person this time.

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