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Genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer, the Associated Press reports

The victim, now known to be Wendy Stephens, was 14 years old when she ran away from her Denver home, the AP says. According to the AP, Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer, has pleaded guilty to killing 49 women and girls in the Seattle area, some of whom have not been identified. He, it adds, strangled and killed Stephens in 1983.

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