Familial DNA searches have enabled investigators to make arrests in prominent cases like Los Angeles' Grim Sleeper serial killer case. There, Lonnie Franklin, Jr., was tied to the murders because investigators noted that his son, who had been arrested on a weapons charge and had had his DNA collected by law enforcement, appeared related to the killer.

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