In the summer of 2017, hikers found skeletal remains on the side of a highway outside of Baltimore.
For months, police were unable to identify the body.
But then they caught a break with a pioneering technology that requires only a small amount of DNA to create an image of what a person could look like. Using that likeness, police were able to make an identification of the female victim and then arrest her killer. He was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The technology needs a small DNA sample to create an informed prediction of what someone could look like.
A serial killer who may have committed at least 90 murders across the country has been linked to a murder that happened in Prince George's County, Maryland, 46 years ago.
Prince George's County police announced Wednesday that Samuel Little, 78, has been linked to a 1972 cold case in the county. Details about the case will be released during a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Walter Reed Active Shooter Alert Sent by Accident Little, also known as Samuel McDowell, is serving three life...