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South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution
Friday 20
3:41 2019

DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expired South Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after one of the country’s most notorious serial murder cases, but are unable to launch proceedings because it’s too long ago. Between 1986 and 1991 a record number of police officers were mobilised to try to find the person who raped and murdered women in rural parts of Hwaseong, south of the capital, Seoul. They investigated 21,000 individuals and compared the fingerprints of about 20,000 more without success, and the case ...

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Summary: DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expired South Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after one of the country’s most notorious serial murder cases, but are unable to launch proceedings because it’s too long ago. ...

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