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November 1, 2013 at 9:44 AM

DNA identifies suspect in 3 Spokane 1990 killings

The Associated Press

SPOKANE — Police say DNA technology has identified a suspect in the 1990 shooting deaths of three prostitutes in Spokane.

Cold case detectives are recommending that prosecutors fire murder charges against 61-year-old Donna Perry who is in a federal prison in Texas in a firearms case.

The Spokesman-Review reports Perry was previously known as Douglas Perry and underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2000.

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