DNA identifies mother of infant found frozen in 1988 – WCVB Boston

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 3:45 am

DNA identifies mother of infant found frozen in 1988

Updated: 5:55 PM EST Jan 14, 2020

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NEWSROOM WITH THESE NEW DEVELOPMENTS. REPORTER: DNA LINK THAT CHILD TO DISTANT COUSINS AND POLICE SAY THE MOTHER HAS NOW CONFESSED, TELLING THEM SHES BEEN WAITING FOR 32 YEARS FOR POLICE TO KNOCK ON HER DOOR. KAREN KUZMAK ROCHE WAS 25 IN 1998 WHEN SHE LEFT HER NEWBORN BABY IN A CONNECTICUT PARKING LOT. SHE SAYS SHE CALLED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, TELLING THEM TO LOOK FOR SOMETHING IN THAT PARKING LOT, BUT NEVER MENTIONED IT WAS A CHILD. POLICE DID NOT FIND THE BABY UNTIL DAYS LATER. OFFICERS NAMED HIM DAVID AND HELD A CEREMONY EVERY YEAR TO REMEMBER HIM. NOW, CRACKING THIS CASE THANKS TO FORENSIC GENEALOGY. >> WE LIVE IN A REVOLUTION IN HUMAN IDENTIFICATION. THERE ARE A LOT OF CONTROVERSIES OVER USING GENEALOGICAL DATA FOR THIS KIND OF CASE, BUT YOU CAN SEE WHERE IT GOES. I DONT BELIEVE THERES ANY CLOSURE, BUT THERE IS RELEASE. REPORTER: ROCHE IS NOT FACING ANY CHARGES AT THIS TIME. POLICE SAY THEY DID LOOK

DNA identifies mother of infant found frozen in 1988

Updated: 5:55 PM EST Jan 14, 2020

VIDEO: 32 years after the newborn was found frozen to death in a Connecticut parking lot, police now know who he was and have identified his mother.

VIDEO: 32 years after the newborn was found frozen to death in a Connecticut parking lot, police now know who he was and have identified his mother.

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