솔라노 카운티 보안관실 수사관은 제임스 게리의 DNA 증거가 그를 2명의 여성 살해와 연관시켰다고 말했다. 1996 과 1980. 그는 지난해에도 성폭행을 당한 적이 있다., 당국은 말했다.
Gary came to the attention of law enforcement after his DNA profile from the sex assault case matched the murder cases.
The first murder occurred in 1980 when Latrelle Lindsay, 46, was found dead in her Union City home. She died from strangulation and blunt force injuries and was a victim of sexual assault, officials determined.
에 1996, a crew with the California Department of Transportation found the body of a homeless woman in the bushes on Highway 780 in Vallejo. 여자, 46-year-old Winifred Douglas, died from asphyxia and blunt force trauma to the head and neck.
Both cases eventually went cold as investigators could not find any suspects, until a 2021 sex crime in North Bay.
Investigators determined Gary was a suspect with the help of witnesses from the 2021 crime case. Police also noted that Gary lived near where the bodies were found, Fox San Francisco reported.
He was booked into Solano County Jail for homicide and is being held without bail.