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DNA leads to arrest in long-ago California rape cases

Jun. 17, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man arrested in Arizona was charged Wednesday with committing a series of Southern California rapes and other crimes at gunpoint or knifepoint as long ago as 1996. Cold case investigators used DNA evidence to identify Darin Edward Cooke, 50, as the suspect, Riverside County...