Program Note: Tune in tonight to watch our weeklong series on Prime Suspects and how one cold case was solved. AC360° 10 p.m. ET.
Tonight, as part of our weeklong series on prime suspects, we follow up on a case involving a man – commonly known as the West Side rapist – who was accused of preying on elderly women. We speak to detectives in California who were able to track down the alleged killer through meticulous DNA testing.
John Floyd Thomas Jr. is charged with murdering a 69-year-old woman in California in 1972, and a 67-year-old woman in Westchester in 1976. So how did they find him? Tune in tonight.
But this isn't the only cold case investigators are still trying to solve. Go here to see a list of the FBI's unsolved investigations.
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