4 News Now's Taylor Graham reports.

SPOKANE, Wash – With details right out of a procedural crime show, Spokane Police Wednesday detailed the DNA link between a now-dead man and the rape and murder of a 12-year-old Spokane girl in 1985.

Marsi Belecz was stabbed to death, her body found near a wrecking yard. At the time, she was a 6th grader at Grant Elementary School and had run away from home.