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04/30/2018

Took an ancestry DNA test? You might be a ‘genetic informant’ unleashing secrets about your relatives

External Link - Source: USA Today

You just wanted to find out if you were Portuguese or Spanish, but instead you found out you were related to a mass murderer. This is a reality in a world where the alleged Golden State Killer, now known as Joseph James DeAngelo, was arrested after DNA found at one of the killer’s crime scenes was checked against genetic profiles from genealogical websites that collect DNA samples.

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