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Suspected killer of Christy Mirack a surcharge of 25 years later in Pennsylvania

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania on Monday announced an arrest in the murder of Christy Mirack, 25 years later, she was found dead in her Lancaster County home.

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania on Monday announced an arrest in the murder of Christy Mirack, 25 years later, she was found dead in her Lancaster County home.

Raymond Charles Rowe, a 52-year-old also known as DJ Freez,” was taken into custody without incident at his home Monday after he was identified by the DNA of a genealogy website, the district attorney’s office said at a press conference.

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“This killer was free for this brutal crime for longer than Christy Mirack was on this earth to live,” district Attorney Craig Stedman said. “The arrest was long overdue.”

Mirack was 25 years old when she was found strangled on Dec. 21, 1992.

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A sixth class, Mirack the client on Rohrerstown elementary School became worried when she didn’t show up for work and was not able to contact her.

The client went to Mirack home to check on her, where he found her dead on the floor of the living room.

Stedman said Mirack was found with her dress pulled down from her waist, her shoes are removed and the clothing of her torso was pushed up.

Mirack had blood on her face, which was “distorted” because she had been beaten, Stedman said. Prosecutors said that there is a good brands in her house, that gave me a struggle ensued, and it seemed like she fought for her life.”

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An autopsy determined she was strangled to death, but the report noted Mirack suffered blunt injuries to her neck, back, chest and face. Her mouth was also broken and she was sexually assaulted, Stedman said.

Researchers believed Mirack knew that the person who killed her, because there was no sign of a break-in in her townhome in Greenfield Estates, Lancaster Online reported.

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They reportedly interviewed more than 60 men, test their blood types and body fluids to see if they fit Mirack the killer.

Her killer, Rowe, was identified with the help of the genealogy website GEDmatch, and “not on our radar,” Stedman said.

DNA evidence found at the crime scene was submitted to Virginia-based Parabon NanoLabs, which generated three composite sketches of the suspect. The company suggested that they uploaded of the DNA file to the genealogy website.

The upload is tailored on the family of Rowe, according to the news outlet, and afterwards he was considered a suspect.

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The DNA match was not enough to make an arrest, however, and on May 31, researchers reportedly collected a bottle of water and gum Rowe had used and threw it at an event he was working at an elementary school.

Stedman has said that a suspect has been arrested, the case is not closed.”

Rowe was charged with a criminal count of murder and was taken to the Lancaster County Prison, where he is not eligible for bail.

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah or send her an e-mail to nicole.darrah@foxnews.com.

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