DNA evidence

Lane County Sheriff's Office

Eleven years after a rape in Lane County, a suspect is in custody, thanks to DNA lab work.

Officials say 37-year-old Jesse Clark of Junction City was arrested last week, after a match for his DNA was found in an unrelated case, recently.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Eugene Police say they now have a composite rendering of an at-large suspect in three cold case murders. As KLCC’s Brian Bull explains, authorities – and grieving relatives – hope the breakthrough leads to an arrest.