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  1. #1
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    Apr 2013

    Canada - Dana Bradley, 14, St John's, NL, 14 Dec 1981


    New DNA evidence has provided a "breakthrough" in the 34-year-old unsolved murder of a teenage girl in Newfoundland and Labrador, say police.

    The brutal killing of 14-year-old Dana Bradley in 1981 launched one of the largest and most costly murder investigations in the province's history...

    Bradley was last seen entering a car while hitchhiking, according to witnesses.

    She was reported missing on Dec. 14, 1981 and her body was found four days later at Maddox Cove, a wooded area just south of St. John's.

    Her skull had been fractured by blows from a blunt object and she had been sexually assaulted.

    Police have used new DNA evidence in the Dana Bradley murder investigation to clear suspects in the case, including a man who was publicly accused by someone claiming to have witnessed the murder...

    Police are still receiving tips from members of the public on the murder case. A number of them came in late Thursday morning, as news of the new evidence broke.

  2. #2
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    Mar 2016
    Wow, what a terrible crime! Glad they are keeping it open.

  3. #3
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    Oct 2009
    Found this article from last spring. This case seems to be pretty notorious in Newfoundland.


    This is a rather lengthy article with a good timeline:


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