Episode 186 – From Darkness to Light – How DNA Resurrected The Sharron Prior Case

Join usas we look into the murder of Sharron Prior and a family whose unwavering love ignited hope and drove them to persevere against overwhelming odds.

You’ll learn how advancements in DNA technology would eventually point to her murderer, a man who fully intended on taking his dark secret with him to the grave.

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COLD CASE: The Murder of Sharron Prior

Montreal teen’s killer identified after 48 years using DNA evidence
Body exhumed in West Virginia in investigation of slain Montreal teen
Sharron Prior cold-case murder: Longueuil police to give ‘major’ update Tuesday
Methods used to solve Montreal teen’s murder could help with other cold cases

Mother hunts a killer: For 37 years, Yvonne Prior has pursued her daughter’s murderer | National Post

DNA nails Montreal teen’s killer in 1975 cold case | CBC News
Body of suspect in 1975 Montreal teen killing exhumed in West Virginia | CBC News
A new DNA tool helped crack a Montreal cold case. It could help solve others | CBC News
Man still determined to find sister’s killer | CBC News

DNA testing confirms West Virginia man raped, killed Canadian teen in 1975 | WCHS
W.Va. man’s body exhumed after Canadian authorities believe he raped, killed teen in ’75 | WCHS
W.Va. man who killed teen in Canada in ’75 being investigated in unsolved cold cases | WSET
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