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FILE - In this April 11, 2011, file photo, law enforcement and emergency personnel examine an object on the side of the road, center, near Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y. On Friday, May 22, 2020, authorities investigating the long-running mystery of skeletal remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway said they have identified the remains of one of the women using DNA technology. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Police: Remains IDed in Long Island serial killer case

May. 22, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities investigating the long-running mystery of skeletal remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway said Friday they have identified the remains of one of the women using DNA technology. Suffolk County police said they would soon post information about the woman, known as...

Illinois police say Iowa man not involved in 1992 slaying

May. 8, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Illinois say an Iowa man charged in 1990s serial killings “does not appear to have been involved" in the unsolved 1992 slaying of a college student. The Illinois State Police said Friday that Clark Perry Baldwin is not a suspect in the death of 21-year-old Tammy...

This booking photo released on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, by the Iowa Department of Public Safety shows Clark Perry Baldwin, of Waterloo, Iowa. Investigators say that DNA evidence links Baldwin, a former long-haul trucker, to the deaths of three women whose bodies were found in Tennessee and Wyoming in the early 1990s. (Iowa Department of Public Safety via AP)

Trucker charged in serial killings faces scrutiny across US

May. 7, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators from multiple states were looking Thursday into whether a long-haul trucker from Iowa who's implicated in three women's slayings in the 1990s could be responsible for other unsolved homicides. Officers arrested Clark Perry Baldwin, 58, in Waterloo on Wednesday after new...

Cyprus: 15 police face probe on serial killer investigation

May. 5, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ top lawyer said Tuesday he has ordered a criminal probe into how police handled the country’s first serial killer investigation, which led to the conviction of an army officer for the murders of seven foreign women and girls. Attorney General Costas Clerides...

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2016, file photo, Lonnie Franklin Jr., a convicted serial killer known as the

Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in California prison

Mar. 29, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in prison. He was 67. California corrections officials said Franklin was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State...

Serial killer known as 'Grim Sleeper' dies in California prison; Lonnie Franklin, 67, was on death row for 10 murders

Mar. 29, 2020 4:29 PM EDT
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Serial killer known as 'Grim Sleeper' dies in California prison; Lonnie Franklin, 67, was on death row for 10 murders.