Second Thirty-Year-Old Cold Case Solved Through Use of Civilian DNA Database

May 19, 2018
Los Angeles, California

Following just three weeks after the Sacramento arrest of Golden State Killer/Rapist  Joseph DeAngelo another thirty-year-old cold case has been solved by the use of civilian DNA databanks. See full story by Seattle Times reporter, Sara Jean Green published May 18, 2018. 












William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac, was arrested as he was leaving his Seattle workplace. According to investigators, he is suspected of raping and killing a 19-year-old British Columbia woman in 1987, and detectives are working to tie him to the death of the woman’s boyfriend.


  1. Jim Sivo on July 15, 2018 at 12:48 pm

    Hi Steve – Hope you are OK. Have’nt heard from you for awhile…

    • Steve Hodel on July 15, 2018 at 1:07 pm

      Hi Jim: Yes, been taking a break in the action for a month or so and about to get BDA III published hopefully in the next month or two. Best, Steve

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