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Tuesday | via Norwalk Reflector
A convicted burglar who went to Virginia while his whereabouts were unknown was sentenced to 30 months in prison Monday. Since former Norwalk and Greenwich resident Donovan A. Wade, 23, has spent about 18 1/2 months behind bars, he has about a year left to serve for the probation violation. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Daily Mail
Matthew's former co-workers in the taxi industry told police he was driving a cab the night Harrington went missing Police have seized and searched the taxi that Jesse Matthew, the prime suspect in the kidnapping of UVA student Hannah Graham, was driving the night Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington vanished in 2009, it was revealed today. According to a source with knowledge of the investigation, Matthew was driving the cab in 2009 on the night 20-year-old Harrington went missing after a concert in Charlottesville. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Cavalier Daily
Virginia State Police released a statement Monday confirming a forensic link between second-year College student Hannah Graham's recent disappearance and Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington's death in 2009. Police say DNA samples taken from suspect Jesse Matthew in the Graham case match DNA samples found in connection to the Harrington case. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via KABC-AM Los Angeles
A forensic connection has been made between the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and the 2009 murder of a student in Charlottesville. Virginia State police announced Monday that the suspect who has been arrested in connection to Graham's disappearance has some physical connection to the death of Morgan Harrington. 3 comments
Monday Sep 29 | via WATE-TV Knoxville
Forensic evidence came out Monday linking accused abductor, Jesse Matthew, to the Morgan Harrington case, according to Virginia State Police. Troopers said for the past five years, they've been aggressively pursuing the investigation into the disappearance and death of Morgan D. Harrington, 20, of Roanoke, Virginia. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via San Jose Mercury News
The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided a "significant break" in the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman who disappeared from the Charlottesville campus, Virginia State Police said Monday. The announcement of the new lead in Morgan Harrington's case came as authorities continue to search for Hannah Graham, 18, who disappeared Sept. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via WMAL-AM Washington
Virginia State Police have confirmed broadcast reports of a link between Jesse Matthew, the suspect in the Hannah Graham case, and a 2009 death of a Virginia Tech student. "For the past five years, the Virginia State Police has been aggressively pursuing the investigation into the disappearance and death of 20-year-old Morgan D. Harrington of Roanoke, Va. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via WUSA-TV Washington
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The man suspected of abducting 18-year-old Hannah Graham from the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this Evidence links Hannah Graham suspect to murdered VT student CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via NEWS.com.au
THE man suspected of kidnapping student Hannah Graham has been forensically linked to the 2009 disappearance and death of another young woman. BILLIONAIRE businessman Donald Trump is known for his social media mishaps but this latest one has the internet laughing at how easily he was fooled. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via NBC29
According to Virginia State Police, Jesse Matthew, the man facing abduction with intent to defile charges in connection with the Hannah Graham case, has been linked to another high profile disappearance. Police confirm that forensic evidence links Matthew to the Harrington case. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via WSET-TV Lynchburg
Authorities say a man accused to a sexual assault in east Phoenix also is being linked by DNA to two armed robberies in Virginia. Phoenix police said Tuesday that 24-year-old McKinley Brown is being held on suspicion of kidnapping, sexual assault and aggravated assault. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via KTVK Phoenix
Phoenix police said DNA has linked a 24-year-old man to a sexual assault earlier this month. A 24-year-old woman called police on Friday and reported that she was being followed by a man in a vehicle near 44th Street and Indian School Road. Comment?
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