Genealogy site helps to solve UCF student’s murder


>>I WAS ABLE TO HELP A FAMILY>>I WAS ABLE TO HELP A FAMILY
SOLVE A COLD CASE MURDER FROM 17>>I WAS ABLE TO HELP A FAMILY
SOLVE A COLD CASE MURDER FROM 17
YEARS AGO. SOLVE A COLD CASE MURDER FROM 17
YEARS AGO.
>>Matt: SO THIS GUY TOOK A YEARS AGO.
>>Matt: SO THIS GUY TOOK A
D.N.A. TEST, HOPING TO LEARN>>Matt: SO THIS GUY TOOK A
D.N.A. TEST, HOPING TO LEARN
ABOUT HIS ANCESTORS. D.N.A. TEST, HOPING TO LEARN
ABOUT HIS ANCESTORS.
LITTLE DID HE KNOW THAT HIS ABOUT HIS ANCESTORS.
LITTLE DID HE KNOW THAT HIS
D.N.A. HELPED POLICE TRACK DOWN LITTLE DID HE KNOW THAT HIS
D.N.A. HELPED POLICE TRACK DOWN
AN ACCUSED KILLER. D.N.A. HELPED POLICE TRACK DOWN
AN ACCUSED KILLER.
BACK IN 2001, A GUNMAN MURDERED AN ACCUSED KILLER.
BACK IN 2001, A GUNMAN MURDERED
A UCF STUDENT INSIDE HER BACK IN 2001, A GUNMAN MURDERED
A UCF STUDENT INSIDE HER
APARTMENT. A UCF STUDENT INSIDE HER
APARTMENT.
JUST RECENTLY DETECTIVES USED A APARTMENT.
JUST RECENTLY DETECTIVES USED A
GENEALOGY DATABASE TO CRACK THAT JUST RECENTLY DETECTIVES USED A
GENEALOGY DATABASE TO CRACK THAT
COLD CASE AND MAKE AN ARREST. GENEALOGY DATABASE TO CRACK THAT
COLD CASE AND MAKE AN ARREST.
>>Ginger: TONIGHT NEWS 6 HAS COLD CASE AND MAKE AN ARREST.
>>Ginger: TONIGHT NEWS 6 HAS
UNCOVERED NEW INFORMATION ABOUT>>Ginger: TONIGHT NEWS 6 HAS
UNCOVERED NEW INFORMATION ABOUT
THE MURDER MYSTERY. UNCOVERED NEW INFORMATION ABOUT
THE MURDER MYSTERY.
INVESTIGATOR MIKE DeFOREST THE MURDER MYSTERY.
INVESTIGATOR MIKE DeFOREST
TRACKED DOWN THE MAN WHO INVESTIGATOR MIKE DeFOREST
TRACKED DOWN THE MAN WHO
UNKNOWINGLY HELPED POLICE SOLVE TRACKED DOWN THE MAN WHO
UNKNOWINGLY HELPED POLICE SOLVE
THE CRIME. UNKNOWINGLY HELPED POLICE SOLVE
THE CRIME.
THIS GUY SIGNED UP FOR ONE OF THE CRIME.
THIS GUY SIGNED UP FOR ONE OF
THOSE POPULAR ANCESTRY SERVICES, THIS GUY SIGNED UP FOR ONE OF
THOSE POPULAR ANCESTRY SERVICES,
RIGHT? THOSE POPULAR ANCESTRY SERVICES,
RIGHT?
>>Reporter: YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR RIGHT?
>>Reporter: YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR
WITH COMPANIES LIKE 23andME AND>>Reporter: YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR
WITH COMPANIES LIKE 23andME AND
ANCESTORS D.N.A. TRYING TO TRACK WITH COMPANIES LIKE 23andME AND
ANCESTORS D.N.A. TRYING TO TRACK
YOUR FAMILY’S HISTORY. ANCESTORS D.N.A. TRYING TO TRACK
YOUR FAMILY’S HISTORY.
HE SENT OFF HIS D.N.A. TO LEARN YOUR FAMILY’S HISTORY.
HE SENT OFF HIS D.N.A. TO LEARN
ABOUT HIS RELATIVES. HE SENT OFF HIS D.N.A. TO LEARN
ABOUT HIS RELATIVES.
ORLANDO POLICE DETECTIVES ABOUT HIS RELATIVES.
ORLANDO POLICE DETECTIVES
OBTAINED HIS D.N.A. INFORMATION ORLANDO POLICE DETECTIVES
OBTAINED HIS D.N.A. INFORMATION
UNTIL I NOTIFIED HIM ABOUT IT. OBTAINED HIS D.N.A. INFORMATION
UNTIL I NOTIFIED HIM ABOUT IT.
>>WHEN I TOLD ME MY D.N.A. UNTIL I NOTIFIED HIM ABOUT IT.
>>WHEN I TOLD ME MY D.N.A.
HELPED SOLVE A 17-YEAR COLD CASE>>WHEN I TOLD ME MY D.N.A.
HELPED SOLVE A 17-YEAR COLD CASE
MURDER, I JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE HELPED SOLVE A 17-YEAR COLD CASE
MURDER, I JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE
IT. MURDER, I JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE
IT.
>>Reporter: JOHN HOGAN HAD IT.
>>Reporter: JOHN HOGAN HAD
NEVER HEARD OF CHRISTINE>>Reporter: JOHN HOGAN HAD
NEVER HEARD OF CHRISTINE
FRANKIE, A 25-YEAR-OLD UCF NEVER HEARD OF CHRISTINE
FRANKIE, A 25-YEAR-OLD UCF
STUDENT GUNNED DOWN IN HER FRANKIE, A 25-YEAR-OLD UCF
STUDENT GUNNED DOWN IN HER
ORLANDO APARTMENT IN 2001. STUDENT GUNNED DOWN IN HER
ORLANDO APARTMENT IN 2001.
POLICE SAY THE KILLER LEFT HIS ORLANDO APARTMENT IN 2001.
POLICE SAY THE KILLER LEFT HIS
D.N.A. BEHIND AT THE CRIME POLICE SAY THE KILLER LEFT HIS
D.N.A. BEHIND AT THE CRIME
SCENE, BUT FOR 17 YEARS, D.N.A. BEHIND AT THE CRIME
SCENE, BUT FOR 17 YEARS,
DETECTIVES COULD NOT MATCH THAT SCENE, BUT FOR 17 YEARS,
DETECTIVES COULD NOT MATCH THAT
D.N.A. TO ANYONE. DETECTIVES COULD NOT MATCH THAT
D.N.A. TO ANYONE.
>>I ALWAYS WAS INTERESTED IN MY D.N.A. TO ANYONE.
>>I ALWAYS WAS INTERESTED IN MY
HERITAGE AND MY FAMILY AND MY>>I ALWAYS WAS INTERESTED IN MY
HERITAGE AND MY FAMILY AND MY
CULTURE. HERITAGE AND MY FAMILY AND MY
CULTURE.
>>Reporter: A FEW YEARS AGO, CULTURE.
>>Reporter: A FEW YEARS AGO,
HOGAN SIGNED UP FOR THE>>Reporter: A FEW YEARS AGO,
HOGAN SIGNED UP FOR THE
GENEALOGY SERVICE, ANCESTRY HOGAN SIGNED UP FOR THE
GENEALOGY SERVICE, ANCESTRY
D.N.A. GENEALOGY SERVICE, ANCESTRY
D.N.A.
HIS D.N.A. TEST RESULTS WERE D.N.A.
HIS D.N.A. TEST RESULTS WERE
LATER UPLOADED TO A SEPARATE HIS D.N.A. TEST RESULTS WERE
LATER UPLOADED TO A SEPARATE
ONLINE DATABASE USED TO IDENTIFY LATER UPLOADED TO A SEPARATE
ONLINE DATABASE USED TO IDENTIFY
POTENTIAL RELATIVES. ONLINE DATABASE USED TO IDENTIFY
POTENTIAL RELATIVES.
>>WE HAVE A HUGE, HUGE FAMILY. POTENTIAL RELATIVES.
>>WE HAVE A HUGE, HUGE FAMILY.
>>Reporter: LITTLE DID HE KNOW,>>WE HAVE A HUGE, HUGE FAMILY.
>>Reporter: LITTLE DID HE KNOW,
ORLANDO POLICE UPLOADED THE>>Reporter: LITTLE DID HE KNOW,
ORLANDO POLICE UPLOADED THE
KILLER’S D.N.A. INFORMATION TO ORLANDO POLICE UPLOADED THE
KILLER’S D.N.A. INFORMATION TO
THE SAME DATABASE. KILLER’S D.N.A. INFORMATION TO
THE SAME DATABASE.
DETECTIVES SOON DISCOVERED THE THE SAME DATABASE.
DETECTIVES SOON DISCOVERED THE
PERSON WHO MURDERED CHRISTINE DETECTIVES SOON DISCOVERED THE
PERSON WHO MURDERED CHRISTINE
FRANKIE WAS GENETICALLY RELATED PERSON WHO MURDERED CHRISTINE
FRANKIE WAS GENETICALLY RELATED
TO HOGAN. FRANKIE WAS GENETICALLY RELATED
TO HOGAN.
>>WOW, THAT’S AMAZING. TO HOGAN.
>>WOW, THAT’S AMAZING.
>>Reporter: STARTING WITH>>WOW, THAT’S AMAZING.
>>Reporter: STARTING WITH
HOGAN, JEAN ON– GENEALOGISTS>>Reporter: STARTING WITH
HOGAN, JEAN ON– GENEALOGISTS
IDENTIFIED MEMBERS OF HIS HOGAN, JEAN ON– GENEALOGISTS
IDENTIFIED MEMBERS OF HIS
FAMILY. IDENTIFIED MEMBERS OF HIS
FAMILY.
INVESTIGATORS BEGAN TRACING FAMILY.
INVESTIGATORS BEGAN TRACING
BERGMAN’S DESCENDANTS. INVESTIGATORS BEGAN TRACING
BERGMAN’S DESCENDANTS.
>>THEY FOUND THEMSELVES HERE AT BERGMAN’S DESCENDANTS.
>>THEY FOUND THEMSELVES HERE AT
THIS HOME IN VALDOSTA, GEORGIA,>>THEY FOUND THEMSELVES HERE AT
THIS HOME IN VALDOSTA, GEORGIA,
MORE THAN 200 MILES AWAY FROM THIS HOME IN VALDOSTA, GEORGIA,
MORE THAN 200 MILES AWAY FROM
THE MURDER SCENE. MORE THAN 200 MILES AWAY FROM
THE MURDER SCENE.
THIS IS WHERE THEY METTLE NEITHER OF THE MEN WERE HERE IN NEITHER OF THE MEN WERE HERE IN
GEORGIA. NEITHER OF THE MEN WERE HERE IN
GEORGIA.
THEY WERE BOTH LIVING IN GEORGIA.
THEY WERE BOTH LIVING IN
ORLANDO. THEY WERE BOTH LIVING IN
ORLANDO.
UNDERCOVER DETECTIVES SECRETLY ORLANDO.
UNDERCOVER DETECTIVES SECRETLY
COLLECTED A GATORADE BOTTLE USED UNDERCOVER DETECTIVES SECRETLY
COLLECTED A GATORADE BOTTLE USED
BY REGIONAL HOLMES BUT THE COLLECTED A GATORADE BOTTLE USED
BY REGIONAL HOLMES BUT THE
D.N.A. ON IT WAS NOT A MATCH. BY REGIONAL HOLMES BUT THE
D.N.A. ON IT WAS NOT A MATCH.
D.N.A. ON THESE CIGAR TIPS D.N.A. ON IT WAS NOT A MATCH.
D.N.A. ON THESE CIGAR TIPS
MATCHED D.N.A. FROM THE CRIME D.N.A. ON THESE CIGAR TIPS
MATCHED D.N.A. FROM THE CRIME
SCENE. MATCHED D.N.A. FROM THE CRIME
SCENE.
SOON BENJAMIN HOLMES WAS IN SCENE.
SOON BENJAMIN HOLMES WAS IN
HANDCUFFS, CHARGED WITH SOON BENJAMIN HOLMES WAS IN
HANDCUFFS, CHARGED WITH
FIRST-DEGREE MURDER. HANDCUFFS, CHARGED WITH
FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.
>>HERE’S HIS PHOTO. FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.
>>HERE’S HIS PHOTO.
>>WOW, MAN.>>HERE’S HIS PHOTO.
>>WOW, MAN.
>>Reporter: HAVE YOU EVER SEEN>>WOW, MAN.
>>Reporter: HAVE YOU EVER SEEN
HIM BEFORE OR MET HIM BEFORE?>>Reporter: HAVE YOU EVER SEEN
HIM BEFORE OR MET HIM BEFORE?
>>NO. HIM BEFORE OR MET HIM BEFORE?
>>NO.
>>Reporter: HOW DOES IT MAKE>>NO.
>>Reporter: HOW DOES IT MAKE
YOU FEEL THAT YOUR D.N.A. LED TO>>Reporter: HOW DOES IT MAKE
YOU FEEL THAT YOUR D.N.A. LED TO
THE ARREST OF YOUR SECOND YOU FEEL THAT YOUR D.N.A. LED TO
THE ARREST OF YOUR SECOND
COUSIN? THE ARREST OF YOUR SECOND
COUSIN?
>>IF YOU BREAK THE LAW AND COUSIN?
>>IF YOU BREAK THE LAW AND
COMMIT A CRIME AND IN THIS CASE>>IF YOU BREAK THE LAW AND
COMMIT A CRIME AND IN THIS CASE
MURDER, YOU HAVE TO STAND TRIAL COMMIT A CRIME AND IN THIS CASE
MURDER, YOU HAVE TO STAND TRIAL
AND GO TO JAIL AND PAY THE MURDER, YOU HAVE TO STAND TRIAL
AND GO TO JAIL AND PAY THE
PENALTY. AND GO TO JAIL AND PAY THE
PENALTY.
>>Reporter: BENJAMIN HOLMES HAS PENALTY.
>>Reporter: BENJAMIN HOLMES HAS
PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO THE>>Reporter: BENJAMIN HOLMES HAS
PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO THE
MURDER. PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO THE
MURDER.
HIS ATTORNEY CLAIMS POLICE MURDER.
HIS ATTORNEY CLAIMS POLICE
MISLED HOLMES’ MOTHER ABOUT WHY HIS ATTORNEY CLAIMS POLICE
MISLED HOLMES’ MOTHER ABOUT WHY
THEY NEEDED TO PROVIDE A D.N.A. MISLED HOLMES’ MOTHER ABOUT WHY
THEY NEEDED TO PROVIDE A D.N.A.
SAMPLE. THEY NEEDED TO PROVIDE A D.N.A.
SAMPLE.
IF COURT THEY PLAN TO VIGOROUSLY SAMPLE.
IF COURT THEY PLAN TO VIGOROUSLY
CHALLENGE LAW ENFORCEMENT’S USE IF COURT THEY PLAN TO VIGOROUSLY
CHALLENGE LAW ENFORCEMENT’S USE
OF THAT D.N.A. DATABASE. CHALLENGE LAW ENFORCEMENT’S USE
OF THAT D.N.A. DATABASE.
>>Ginger: THAT WAS WORTHY OF A OF THAT D.N.A. DATABASE.
>>Ginger: THAT WAS WORTHY OF A
48-HOUR MURDER MYSTERY EPISODE.>>Ginger: THAT WAS WORTHY OF A
48-HOUR MURDER MYSTERY EPISODE.
>>Matt: DOES THIS GUY FEEL LIKE 48-HOUR MURDER MYSTERY EPISODE.
>>Matt: DOES THIS GUY FEEL LIKE
THEY VIOLATED HIS PRIVACY BY>>Matt: DOES THIS GUY FEEL LIKE
THEY VIOLATED HIS PRIVACY BY
USING HIS D.N.A.? THEY VIOLATED HIS PRIVACY BY
USING HIS D.N.A.?
>>Reporter: JUST MONTHS AGO, USING HIS D.N.A.?
>>Reporter: JUST MONTHS AGO,
THAT GENEALOGY DATABASE CHANGED>>Reporter: JUST MONTHS AGO,
THAT GENEALOGY DATABASE CHANGED
ITS RULES. THAT GENEALOGY DATABASE CHANGED
ITS RULES.
YOU MUST NOW INTENTIONALLY OPT ITS RULES.
YOU MUST NOW INTENTIONALLY OPT
IN TO ALLOW POLICE TO USE YOUR YOU MUST NOW INTENTIONALLY OPT
IN TO ALLOW POLICE TO USE YOUR
INFORMATION. IN TO ALLOW POLICE TO USE YOUR
INFORMATION.
AUTHORITIES CAN STILL OBTAIN A INFORMATION.
AUTHORITIES CAN STILL OBTAIN A
WARRANT TO GET IT. AUTHORITIES CAN STILL OBTAIN A
WARRANT TO GET IT.
THERE’S WAYS AROUND IT.>>Ginger: WE’VE ALL DONE THOSE>>Ginger: WE’VE ALL DONE THOSE
TESTS.>>Ginger: WE’VE ALL DONE THOSE
TESTS.
YOU CAN’T PUT THE TOOTHPASTE

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