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A Closer Look (DNA Detectives) #727574

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 2003
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(Studio: Claire Shipman) A closer look at medical technology that brings more criminals to justice introduced; statistics cited on the number of profiles in the National DNA index.

(Sacramento: Judy Muller) The screening of "cold cases" like the 1978 rape/murder in Sacramento, California, of Donna Hooker using new DNA technology featured; details given about how the DNA data base linked career criminal Norman Whitehorn††, who is in prison on weapons charges, to Hooker's murder. [Father Gene HOOKER††, DETECTIVE, San Diego County district ATTORNEY, Donna's BROTHER - talk about the criminal cases.] Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.

Shipman, Claire;
Muller, Judy

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