Cold case suspect identified through DNA match of relative

New clues lead Costa Mesa police to re-open a 20-year-old cold case.

26-year-old Sunny Sudweeks was raped, then killed exactly 20 years ago today.

And on Thursday police named a murder suspect.

He is 43 year-old Hernandez Tellez, who's believed to be in Mexico.

Shortly after Sudweeks's murder, police had taken DNA swabs of 188 men who knew her.

Police say Tellez was identified by a DNA match of a relative.

Prosecutors are asking the Mexican government for help in finding Tellez.

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