Battle Creek PD solves 33-year-old homicide with DNA

Police in Battle Creek, Michigan solved the murder of a Michigan woman more than 30 years later, after a newly discovered blood sample connected a man to the fatal stabbing. The killer is long dead.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/he-is-our-killer-newly-found-blood-sample-solves-1988-murder-in-u-s-1.5288093

The family of Gayle Barrus expressed relief and her son said: “It won’t change the past, but it takes a weight off our shoulders to get this answered.”

Nice work, Battle Creek PD Det. Scott Marshall and Calhoun County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chris Bacik. 

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