DNA leads to arrest of parents in 1987 French infant murder case

A once-closed investigation into the unsolved suspectedt murder of a four-year-old girl, whose unidentified body which bore marks of brutal injuries was found in a ditch beside a motorway in central France in 1987, appeared close to finally being solved after DNA identification taken from her brother arrested in 2016 for an unrelated violent crime led police to her parents, who were arrested this week.

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French police have arrested a couple 31 years after their daughter was found dead, in a cold case revived through DNA evidence, reports BBC News.