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DNA Test Fails With In Cold Blood Killers

Perry Smith, Richard Hickock can't be linked to Fla. killing

(Newser) - The killers chronicled in the book In Cold Blood may have gotten away with one—at least for now. DNA testing of Perry Smith and Richard Hickock has failed to tie them conclusively to the murder of the Walker family in Sarasota, Fla., the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. A detective had... More »

Bodies of In Cold Blood Killers Exhumed in Old Case

Florida police think they might have killed family there, too

(Newser) - The bodies of the two men executed for the 1959 murders of a Kansas family that became infamous in Truman Capote's true-crime book In Cold Blood were exhumed today in an effort to solve the slaying of a Florida family weeks later. Bone fragments were collected from the skeletal... More »

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