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Website security breach exposes 1 million DNA profiles

Jul. 23, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A genealogy website used to catch one of California's most wanted serial killers remained shut down Thursday after a security breach exposed the DNA profiles of more than a million people to law enforcement agencies. GEDmatch said in a message emailed to members and posted Wednesday on...

A Buddhist monk talks to media after putting the coffin of the infamous Si Ouey into an incinerator for cremation at Wat Bang Phraek Tai temple Nonthaburi province, Thailand, Thursday, July 23, 2020. The corpse of Si Ouey, a notorious figure who was convicted of murder in 1959 and accused of cannibalism, was put on museum display for six decades, but an online campaign last year was successful in having him be given a proper funeral. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai serial killer cremated after decades as museum display

Jul. 23, 2020 5:14 AM EDT

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — For decades, some Thai parents warned their naughty children that if they didn’t behave, Si Ouey would come eat their livers. If the threat of a ghostly visit from the executed child killer, long called a cannibal, proved ineffective, those children could always be taken...

Accused California serial rapist and killer tells judge he will plead guilty to 13 murders, admit dozens of sex assaults

Jun. 29, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Accused California serial rapist and killer tells judge he will plead guilty to 13 murders, admit dozens of sex assaults.