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NYPD has new suspect in unsolved Sarah Fox case

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they've narrowed their search to one suspect in a cold case involving a drama student.

Detective Mark Tebbens tells the New York Post that police are conducting DNA testing on a new piece of evidence to determine if it links a New England man to the 2004 murder of Sarah Fox.

He said the medical examiner's office was doing DNA analysis on the item that was recovered in the New England area.

Tebbens said authorities originally were looking at three suspects but have ruled out two.

He said the remaining suspect had ties to Upper Manhattan where the victim's body was found.

The 21-year-old was on a semester off from her studies at The Juilliard School when she vanished.

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