DeAngelo was charged Friday with the 1978 murders of a newlywed couple. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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U.S. detectives analyzed DNA to capture the former policeman alleged to be the notorious "Golden State Killer" – but it was a book that sparked renewed interest in the murders.Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, arrested after a 40-year search, was charged Friday with the 1978 murders of a newlywed couple shot dead in Rancho Cordova, a suburb of California's capital Sacramento.He is a suspect in 10 other murders committed in California between 1976 and 1986, according to authorities, while the Golden State Killer has been linked by DNA or other evidence to more than 50 rapes.Business magnate Robert Durst was arrested three years ago in a New Orleans hotel room hours before the final episode of the six-part HBO investigative documentary "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst".The series delved into the disappearance of his wife in 1982 as well as the killing of his friend Susan Berman in 2000 and the 2001 death of a neighbor in Texas who was found dismembered.Perhaps the greatest "real crime" hit of all, the "Serial" podcast from the team behind public radio show "This American Life," raised doubts over Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend.
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