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Christine Mirzayan

Real Name: Christine M. Mirzayan
Nicknames: None known
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: August 1, 1998

Case[]

Details: On August 1, 1998, twenty-eight-year-old D.C. biology intern Christine Mirzayan went to a barbecue at a fellow intern's home. She vanished while walking home. She was later found raped and murdered in a D.C. park.
Suspects: Christine's murder is believed to be linked to the deaths of D.C. interns Chandra Levy and Joyce Chiang. All three women lived in the same area, were about the same height and had brown hair, and were interns at some point in their lives.
Extra Notes: This case first aired as part of an segment on the June 10, 2002 episode, which primarily focused on the possible connection between Chandra Levy and Joyce Chiang's murders. It was profiled on America's Most Wanted.

Results: Solved. Authorities no longer believe that Christine's murder is related to those of Chandra and Joyce. Separate suspects have been identified in these cases.
DNA testing later linked Christine's to the "Potomac River Rapist" who raped several young women in the Washington, D.C. area during the 1990s. On November 14, 2019, sixty-year-old Giles Daniel Warrick was arrested and charged with Christine's murder and the rapes. Police used forensic genealogy techniques, similar to that used to catch the Original Night Stalker, which led them to him.
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