Here’s a rather offbeat entry. I happened to come across an old (June 2011) issue of The Atlantic, and this article caught my eye.
It is an intriguing tale of a 1986 murder case that gone “cold” in the LAPD, only to be revived after DNA evidence became a thing.
The piece is well-written, and reads like a detective story (which it was). As of the writing, 10 years ago, the case had not come to a conclusive ending, so my curiosity got the better of me, and I did the usual web search.
Here is the story of how it ended.