Suspect arrested in 2012 homicide case after DNA match from cigarette butt

Posted on March 25, 2024
In a significant breakthrough in a cold case dating back to 2012, authorities have arrested 39-year-old Vallis L. Slaughter in connection with the homicide of 34-year-old Julio A. Torres. The arrest comes after years of meticulous investigation and forensic analysis linking Slaughter to the crime scene.