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In this June 15, 2016, file photo, law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are displayed at a news conference about the investigation, in Sacramento, Calif. The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office plans to make a 'major announcement" Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the case of the elusive serial killer. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s — a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an attacker dubbed the Golden State Killer, police said Wednesday.

By SOPHIA BOLLAG & DON THOMPSON, AP April 26, 2018