WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

WASHINGTON — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: DJ’ing in a nightclub where he’d found work in the last two months.

As he entertained patrons at the Ultra Gentlemen’s Club, he could not have known that lab technicians and agents had linked DNA on two pipe bomb packages he was accused of sending prominent Democrats to a sample on file with Florida state authorities.

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