Way to go, CSI!
From yesterday’s paper (my translation into English):
Her DNA was found at 39 crime scenes, she was on the most-wanted list for 15 years, police forces from most European countries were on the lookout for her – now we know who the supposed phantom killer is: a 71-year-old woman. Years ago, she worked in a Bavarian factory packing the cotton swabs which investigators use to gather evidence.
It’s still not clear, though, how her DNA got on the swab…