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Victim in 1994 cold case death identified through forensic genealogy

Victim in 1994 cold case death identified through forensic genealogy

The victim in a 1994 cold case death has been identified through a DNA sample.

In 2021, the Riverside County DA’s Regional Cold Case Homicide Team had a DNA sample created for the purposes of forensic genealogy. In mid-December 2021, the Cold Case Team was notified that the state Department of Justice had issued a final report showing strong support that the victim in the 1994 death was Patricia Cavallaro, with a birthdate of March 22, 1937.

 


NEWS RELEASE -- DA Hestrin announces charges in Coachella Valley serial rapist case

NEWS RELEASE -- DA Hestrin announces charges in Coachella Valley serial rapist case

Authorities are asking that anyone with any information about Jose Manuel Martinez Garcia or who may have been a victim of this defendant contact Sr. DA Investigator Claudia Herrera at (760) 863-7809 or claudiaherrera@rivcoda.org


Synchrony Bank ordered to pay more than $3 million to resolve civil enforcement action involving frequent or harassing calls to consumers

Synchrony Bank ordered to pay more than $3 million to resolve civil enforcement action involving frequent or harassing calls to consumers


DA's Office awarded DUID prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety

DA's Office awarded DUID prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety


Two men charged in Employment Development Department fraud scheme with losses in excess of $500,000

Two men charged in Employment Development Department fraud scheme with losses in excess of $500,000

The DA’s Bureau of Investigation, Major Fraud Unit investigated this case. The Bureau is continuing to investigate numerous EDD fraud-related cases and expects further future arrests in other cases.


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