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‘It all fits’: Christine Jessop’s brother, Kenney, shares theory on how his sister was abducted by Calvin Hoover

‘It all fits’: Christine Jessop’s brother, Kenney, shares theory on how his sister was abducted by Calvin Hoover
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Those were the words Kenney Jessop kept repeating during a 15-minute conversation following the discovery that the man who , was his family and father’s good friend Calvin Hoover, who died in 2015.

The information was relayed to him this morning by investigators, following his mother, Janet, learning the explosive news, during a police visit to her Niagara Falls home.

With this knowledge, Kenney told his own explosive story, explaining who Hoover was to the family, how he thinks Hoover lured Christine into his car and why Christine might have run back for her infamous recorder, which was eventually found near her body.

Toronto police Chief James Ramer announced that detectives cracked the decades-old case that is among the most infamous in Canadian history.

It was done with the use of genetic genealogy, a cutting-edge technology that allowed investigators to compare the DNA found in Christine’s underwear to samples in a database in the United States. Investigators were able to narrow the search down to the up-until-now elusive Hoover.
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