Canadian Police Crack 51-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Teenager

The killer of 16-year-old Yvonne Leroux has finally been revealed thanks to genetic genealogy.

Verity Partington
Veritas True Crime
Published in
3 min readNov 21, 2023

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A picture of murder victim Yvonne Leroux
Yvonne Leroux, murdered in 1972 (Image: York Regional Police)

Police in Canada have announced they have solved the cold case murder of a teenage girl after more than five decades thanks to advanced forensic analysis techniques.

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Verity Partington
Veritas True Crime

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