Skip to comments.OWS shock in unsolved ’04 Sarah slay (DNA from murder matches DNA on OWS protest barricades)
Posted on 07/11/2012 10:06:39 AM PDT by dead
The unsolved murder of a Juilliard student eight years ago took an incredible turn yesterday as investigators matched DNA from the crime scene to a sample collected from an Occupy Wall Street protest in Brooklyn, sources said.
Police matched genetic material lifted from a pink CD player found at the scene of the 2004 Inwood Hill Park murder of aspiring actress Sarah Fox to DNA on a heavy chain left behind by OWS vandals at the Beverly Road subway station in East Flatbush in March, according to law-enforcement sources.
The match was made late Monday night, one source said.
Fox, a New Jersey native, was just 21 when she disappeared after going for a run on May 19, 2004.
Her naked, strangled and decomposed body was found six days later in a heavily wooded area of the park, which runs alongside the Hudson River.
The CD player which Fox had attached at her hip when she went out for her jog was found during a grid search for evidence after Foxs body was discovered.
The DNA on the chain was found during a routine test of crime-scene evidence, according to a source.
Its an important piece of evidence, but its a long way from solving the case, another source said...
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Cops recovered the chain, which OWS activists used to keep gates open on March 28 so people could enter without paying.
Matching the DNA on the chain to a suspect wont be easy, sources said, because the genetic sample could be from an OWS activist or anyone who passed through the gates for a free ride.
Days after the OWS protest, the NYPD posted videos and photos of the scene at the Beverly Road station and other locations, asking for help in identifying the vandals.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
And this is going to do what, exactly?
Funny thing about facts is you never know where they are going to lead.
It's unlikely though. But the NY Post article's interesting at least.
If the DNA evidence came from a Tea Party gathering, I'm sure it would be front page NY Times material, and the networks would interrupt regular programming to share the news.
I'm not shocked, I always knew OWS was full of serious criminals.
DNA testing for a case of vandalism? It must be cheap enough to make it routine now. Very interesting.
they caught Son of Sam based on an old parking ticket- so you never know...
I think they have somebody in mind are screwing with his head.
Soon it will be cheap enough to, say, sample every business doorknob in a city.
It wouldn't take long to identify all the usual haunts connected with any given DNA profile against the day matching DNA shows up at a crime scene.
A very astute observation.
True, unless you're falsely accused in prison and you ask for one, then you wait years for a test.
Anarchists and homicide, who would have guessed it? It’s no surprise when they flaunt the fact that they don’t obey laws.
Seed the idea that we need a national DNA database for apprehending people...
Occupy Wall Street was creepy -— but this creepy? Wonder if the killer is the guy who poops on police cars? Or the one who pees on garbage cans? Or the one who took food from the others? So many losers, so little time...
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