Long Beach DNA technology

DNA Match Leads to Arrest For ’02 Murder

Long Beach Crime After more than a decade, a Central California man will face a murder charge after he was connected to the 2002 crime through DNA. On June 24, 2002, at 3:24 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to 1200 Pier E in the Port of Long Beach regarding reports of a person who had been stabbed.

Homicide Case Unsolved For 40 Years, Solved Through DNA Evidence

dna solves homicide case On Friday, January 21, 1972, officers from the Long Beach Police Department were dispatched to the 6600 block of Olive Avenue in response to a man who had just come home to find his wife stabbed to death. The case went unsolved until detectives were able to give it a second look, and advances in DNA technology allowed them to make a significant break in the case.

Cold Case Investigators Solve 1986 Murder, Suspect Arrested

gang suspects arrested The Long Beach Police Department is pleased to announce that a cold case investigation has led to the identification and arrest of the suspects responsible for the 1986 murder of a Long Beach man. On June 27, 1986, Long Beach Police were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Lemon Avenue regarding a shooting victim.

New DNA Technology and NIJ Grant Help LBPD Solve 1989 Murder of Wilson High Student

attempt homicide In 1989, Long Beach Police Department Homicide detectives began an investigation into the murder of a 15-year-old Wilson High School student who was found deceased in her residence. The case would go unsolved for 22 years until advances in DNA technology and a grant to help solve cold cases gave detectives the resources they needed to identify the suspect, who had since murdered another young female and attempted to murder a third.

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