Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Police Launch Homicide Cold Case Website with Profiles of Unsolved Murders

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Police Launch Homicide Cold Case Website with Profiles of Unsolved Murders

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Toronto police launch cold case website

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TORONTO - Police in Toronto are hoping a website launched Wednesday will help investigators solve some of the city's hundreds of homicide cold cases dating back to 1959.

The force says homicide investigators have been highly successful in solving murders, and have averaged near 80 per cent from 1921 until now.

They say that since 1996, through new investigative techniques and advancements in scientific methods, cold case investigators have had success solving cases through the re-examination of old evidence.

Investigators say there are cases that just need a name to match a DNA profile to solve a homicide and they're hoping the profiles of the cases on the website will bring in new tips from the public. …

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