DNA helps Green Bay Police solve 3 ‘scary’ cold cases in 1 month

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) — Green Bay Police have helped solve three cold cases in the past month, all thanks to DNA evidence.
The cases are sexual assaults in which a stranger attacked a woman.
“They’re difficult ones, the scary ones to try to solve, because it’s hard to find the suspect,” said Commander Jim Runge with the Green Bay Police Dept.
Two of the cases date back to 2011. One case is from 2014.
In all three cases, police had no good leads. That’s until DNA from the attacker was collected and entered into the national DNA database.