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Charges: Fingerprints, DNA led to Minnesota man’s arrest in 1983 Texas murder

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For three decades, a set of fingerprints lifted from the scene of a Denton, Texas, slaying languished in police databases without a match.

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Then, thanks to system upgrades, it spat out a hit: a Lakeville man who’d raised a family in Minnesota and seemed to stay on the right side of the law.

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