Three years after “supermum” Sherri Papini was kidnapped while jogging near her home in Redding, Northern California, local authorities are no closer to an arrest. But now a US forensic scientist says familial analysis of DNA traces from an unidentified male found on Ms Papini's clothing lead to a breakthrough. US police used genealogy company GEDmatch to search uploaded genetic profiles that lead to the identification and arrest of one of the country’s most prolific serial killers, Joseph DeAngelo in 2018. Known variously as the Golden State Killer, East Area Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker and Original Night Stalker, DeAngelo terrorised California for decades, committing at least 13 murders, 50 rapes and 100 burglaries between 1974 and 1986. Keith and Sherri Papini before the 2016 kidnap that changed their lives forever. Picture: FacebookSource:No Source War veteran and former police officer Joseph DeAngelo, aka the Golden State Killer, was captured after eluding … [Read more...] about Could ground breaking DNA technique solve bizarre Sherri Papini kidnap case?
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Thane: A 25-year-old man from Thane district in Maharashtra was allegedly killed over his affair with a married woman, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on October 21, but the highly decomposed body of Rajiv Bidlan, an ambulance driver who resided in Kalyan town, was recovered on Wednesday on basis of information received from some persons during questioning, an official at Bhiwandi taluka police station said. The victim fell in love with a woman working at an eatery in Kalyan earlier this year. However, when her husband, Sanjeet Fouzdar Jaiswar, objected to it, the victim and the woman went to Delhi and started living together, he said. Untitled Carousel Kalyan murder mystery solved: Father chopped daughter over relationship with a person from another casteKalyan murder mystery: Daughter had consumed poison and was unconscious; father chopped her into two. According to the police, the woman's husband, with the help of three of his aides, allegedly killed Bidlan … [Read more...] about Kalyan man killed over affair, body recovered after 52 days
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office released the footage overnight — more than two weeks after they flagged the existence of the video, taken from CCTV from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Yolo County, California. Major Crimes Unit Sergeant Brian Jackson said Ms Papini was captured on tape between 4.15am and 4.22am on November 24, 2016, some 22 days after she was abducted while jogging on a dirt track near her Redding, northern California home more than 200km away. The video shows a slender figure clad in light coloured sweatpants and a dark top running towards the church along the highway, then disappearing from view for several seconds before reappearing on the Interstate 5 northbound on ramp. “Upon review of the video surveillance, only one camera located on the south side of the building captured Sherri Papini walking in the area of the Highway 99W and the Interstate 5 northbound interchange,” Sgt Jackson said in a statement from the … [Read more...] about Shasta County Sheriff’s office releases footage of Sherri Papini moments after release
A 1917 artwork named 'Portrait of a Lady' created by the Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt and stolen in 1997 from an Italian art gallery has mysteriously found hidden inside the walls of the gallery, solving the decades long mystery. The artwork, with an estimated value of $66 million went missing Ricci-Oddi modern art gallery in Piacenza, Italy on February 22, 1997. The theft was considered one of the most notorious art thefts in the recent era. Until now. Almost 23 years later, a gallery staff who was cleaning the ivy off the walls outside the hall from which the masterpiece was stolen happened to find a secret metal panel that covered a hollow space in one of the walls. It was here that the painting was found, stuffed in black bag. Though the gallery is still running checks to confirm the authenticity of the painting, gallery officials appeared confident and believed it was indeed the stolen Klimt. Meanwhile, police are still investigating how the painting got there, who put … [Read more...] about Gustav Klimt’s Artwork Found in Wall of Italian Art Gallery it Was Stolen from 23 Years Ago