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Police solve case of girl abducted, raped, killed in 1982

Published Fri Jun 26 2020 19:38:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Columbus police say they have solved the nearly four-decade-old case of an 8-year-old girl abducted on the way home from school, then raped and killed. Authorities say the new investigative technique known as genetic genealogy testing led them to suspect Harold Warren Jarrell, who is now deceased. Police announced the identification of Jarrell as the killer of 8-year-old Kelly Prosser at a Friday news conference. The girl was abducted on Sept. 20, 1982, and her body discovered in a Madison County cornfield two days later. Genetic genealogy testing allows investigators to trace suspects through family trees via DNA.
by Associated Press
Police solve case of girl abducted, raped, killed in 1982
Police solve case of girl abducted, raped, killed in 1982