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A serial rapist eluded police for years. Then they found a lead on a genealogy site.

Sep 22, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Authorities in California said they arrested a man they suspect is a serial sexual offender who committed a string of horrific crimes over 15 years, earning the name the "NorCal rapist." They attributed the breakthrough in the case to DNA, drawing parallels to the Golden State Killer case that made headlines earlier this year.

Officials, including Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and the city's police chief, Daniel Hahn, said at a news conference Friday that they had...