DNA identifies Christine Jessop’s killer 36 years later

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/watch-live-toronto-police-provide-update-on-christine-jessops-1984-murder

Toronto Police have released the identity of the man they say is responsible for the 1984 murder of nine-year-old Christine Jessup. Calvin Hoover, who was 28 at the time of Christine’s disappearance, was identified last Friday using genetic genealogy — an innovative DNA matching technique that, while rare in Canada, has been used to solve a number of prominent murders in the U.S.