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Left Out in the Cold

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Revenge to Ridiculousness: Healing Through the Absurd

See introductory article: http://babelbooth.com/2013/10/03/revenge-to-ridiculousness-healing-through-the-absurd/

Part 4: Left Out in the Cold

During the decades that followed Jill Parenteau’s death, after charges against Rodney Alcala for her murder had been dropped, her friend Nancy kept her memory alive for Jill’s declining mother.

By the late 1990’s, twenty years after Jill was killed, DNA testing had become a routine part of crime investigation and was being used to solve cold cases where DNA samples had been preserved. As a result, Alcala was eventually linked to several murders of young women during the 1970’s. Nancy was to discover, however, that her friend’s case was not to be so straightforward.