DNA Found at Occupy Protest Leads to Break in 2004 Murder Case
NY police announced Tuesday that DNA found at the scene of a 2004 murder of a young woman matches
DNA left on a chain used to prop open NY subway gates as part of an
Eight years ago Sarah Fox went for a jog during the day. She was
later found dead in a park, stripped and
strangled by an unknown assailant. No one has ever been tried for the
crime, but DNA believed to be that of Fox's murderer was retrieved from
her CD player lying a few feet from her body.
Now a DNA match has been found on a chain used to vandalize New York City's subways this March as part of a "fare strike." The stated explanation for the action read, "This morning before rush hour, teams of activists, many from Occupy Wall
Street, in conjunction with rank and file workers from the Transport
Workers Union Local 100 and the Amalgamated Transit Union, opened up
more than 20 stations across the city for free entry."
Police have not made any arrests and claim they do not know whose DNA they have.
There is a a person of interest in the Fox murder case who has never
been charged. There is no word yet on whether police have connected him to the