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    How a Genealogy Website Led to the Alleged Golden State Killer


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    Holy crap I talked with those two ladies on the phone when they were doing this research. They had a small match to a kit I administer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I1a3_Young View Post
    Holy crap I talked with those two ladies on the phone when they were doing this research. They had a small match to a kit I administer.
    I wonder if there is any risk if someone related to you might have done any crime.....


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    Quote Originally Posted by I1a3_Young View Post
    Holy crap I talked with those two ladies on the phone when they were doing this research. They had a small match to a kit I administer.
    To clarify, they did not perform the matching on the killer, but all the news agencies are calling them for commentary. The case I spoke with them about was a different one.

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    I made a topic on this subject earlier today as well.

    https://www.eupedia.com/forum/thread...%80%99-suspect

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.83f3881dbd8f

    Didn't 23andme recently allow uploading raw data files to find DNA relatives?

    https://familyhistorydaily.com/genea...ncestry-report

    All the FBI would have to do is sequence someone's DNA, convert the file to the AncestryDNA format, upload it to 23andme, and get a bunch of cousin matches. Arguably unethical, but I don't think too many people will cry about it when they use it for the high profile cases.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Expredel View Post
    I made a topic on this subject earlier today as well.

    https://www.eupedia.com/forum/thread...%80%99-suspect



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    I did not see that.


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    Here's the story of the Buckskin girl that the DNA Doe Project (Colleen Fitzpatrick and Margaret Press) contacted me about.

    http://abcnews.go.com/US/body-buckskin-girl-found-ohio-1981-identified-arkansas/story?id=54417156

    I have the surname in my tree and the Y-DNA listed in my signature. Sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I1a3_Young View Post
    Here's the story of the Buckskin girl that the DNA Doe Project (Colleen Fitzpatrick and Margaret Press) contacted me about.

    http://abcnews.go.com/US/body-buckskin-girl-found-ohio-1981-identified-arkansas/story?id=54417156

    I have the surname in my tree and the Y-DNA listed in my signature. Sad.
    Wow, that's crazy. My condolences

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