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Christopher McCowen, with his attorney, Frank O’Boy, at arraignment Friday in Orleans, was charged based on DNA evidence.
Christopher McCowen, with his attorney, Frank O’Boy, at arraignment Friday in Orleans, was charged based on DNA evidence. (Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki) Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki

Worthington probe eyed higher-profile leads

By Brian McGrory and Michael Levenson
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / April 17, 2005

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The lead prosecutor on the Cape and islands, responding to questions about the length of time it took to get a DNA sample from the trash hauler charged last week in the Christa Worthington murder, said yesterday that investigators had focused on other suspects before turning their investigation to men who had a lesser role in Worthington's life. (Full article: 1373 words)

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