Golden State Killer and Genetic Genealogy [S-21-10]

Presenter: Elizabeth (Liz) Brown
Location: Zoom
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 2:30 PM 03/29

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The Golden State Killer was one of the most prolific serial killers operating in California over an extended period of time. The book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, addresses the crimes, the investigation and the tools used to link the cold cases. We will be covering the Golden State Killer case and discussing how the case was finally solved through the use of genetic genealogy and what this means for its future as an investigative tool.

Liz Brown has been teaching at SUNY Canton in the Criminal Justice Department for 13 years. One of her passions when joining the department was researching serial killer cases and understanding the forensics associated with solving the crimes. She developed a class “Serial Murderers & their Victims” which addresses the Golden State Killer and many other fascinating cases.

Please click here for recording of class on 03-29-2021.

Special Instructions: Please read "I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara prior to the presentation.

You will be emailed a Zoom invite the day before the class starts. Click on the link in the invite to open your Zoom app.

Cap: 100

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