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special edition Crime World Extra: Why new DNA evidence could finally solve the 'Kerry Baby' murder case

A DNA sample taken from the exhumed remains of ‘Baby John’ has offered fresh hopes that science could finally solve the cold case

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Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Saskia Bellman about the rise of narco terrorism in The Netherlands

Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Saskia Bellman about the rise of narco terrorism in The Netherlands

Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Saskia Bellman about the rise of narco terrorism in The Netherlands

It’s the 37-year murder mystery that has haunted Ireland and remains the biggest policing scandal in modern history.

A dead baby washes up on a Kerry beach with 28 stab wounds and a fractured spine, a Garda murder squad is dispatched to find answers but a local woman is hounded for the brutal slaying while the real killer walks free.

Now, a DNA sample taken from the exhumed remains of ‘Baby John’ has offered fresh hopes that science could finally solve the cold case that has baffled the nation.

Nicola Tallant talks with Irish Independent journalist Ralph Riegel about the extraordinary story of Baby John.

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