A homeless man suspected of the murder of an elderly woman more than 30 years ago has been arrested after police conducted a fake chewing gum survey to obtain his DNA.
Gary Raub, 63, was detained Monday in Seattle in connection with the death of Blanche Kimball, who was stabbed to death in her Augusta, Maine, home in 1976.
Interest in the case was revitalized earlier this year when foreign blood splattered on Kimball’s kitchen drawer underwent DNA testing.
Kaub, who had been renting a room from Kimball at the time, was interviewed twice by detectives after her killing but denied any involvement in her death.
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