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DNA link between Sarah Fox crime scene and OWS protest

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Police have found a DNA link between the unsolved murder of Sarah Fox in 2004 and vandalism connected to the Occupy Wall Street protests, a source confirmed to Fox 5 News.

DNA collected from a chain left at a subway station by OWS protestors in the spring matches material found on a CD player that was left near Fox's body in Inwood Hill Park, the source said. NBC News first reported the twist in the case.

Detectives are investigating the possibility that whoever left the chain at the station after the protest in 2012 and the CD player at the scene of the murder in 2004 could be the killer of the 21-year-old Juilliard student.

Fox had gone for a run in the park when she vanished. Her body was found six days later.

At the time, police questioned Dimitry Sheinman, a local resident, but never charged him despite considering him the prime suspect.

Sheinman, who calls himself a psychic, left the country for several years but came back not long ago, claiming to have had visions of Fox's murderer.

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