An Ohio man convicted of fatally strangling women in two 1990s cold-case murders was sentenced to life in prison.
Ohio Man Convicted of Murdering Women in Cold-Case Murders in 1990s Following DNA Evidence Link
A 68-year-old Ohio man convicted of murdering women in the 1990s was arrested following a DNA evidence link, wherein authorities found the DNA of the Ohio man convicted within the bodies of the two women murdered.
According to a report published in US News, the Ohio man convicted of murdering Alma Renee Lake in 1991 and raping and killing Michelle Dawson-Pass five years later; however, the Ohio man convicted was not immediately arrested for both crimes until more than decades passed.
During the investigation of the two cold-case murders, authorities discovered the DNA evidence that eventually linked to the Ohio man convicted, but the Ohio man convicted denied his involvement in the murders and claimed that authorities planted his DNA to solve the cold cases.
Ohio Man Convicted of Murdering Two Women in 1990s Receives Life Imprisonment After Decades of Searching
After decades of searching, the Ohio man convicted of murdering the two women was sentenced to life imprisonment despite trying to plead innocence, AP News reported.
Following the sentence of the Ohio man convicted, the victims’ family expressed their happiness, saying they could now breathe without doubting everyone on the street that the people who walked past them were the suspect.