DNA Samples given in confidence for LDS project, were acquired by the private firm Ancestry.com. Police obtained search warrants to identify person from those records. NW Connection: Idaho Falls, ID. "Investigators last year turned to a controversial technique known as familial searching, which seeks to identify the last name of potential suspects through a DNA analysis focusing on the Y chromosome. A promising “partial match” emerged between the semen sample and the genetic profile of Usry’s father, Michael Usry Sr. — a finding that excluded the father but strongly suggested one of his relatives had a hand in the young woman’s murder." http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/11707192-123/new-orleans-filmmaker-cleared-in “I had lots of days sitting at the house with the dog,” he recalled in an interview, “wondering if these guys were going to use a battering ram to bust open the door and shoot my dog after he started barking at them.” So, they had DNA from Semen at a crime scene - murder. They have a database which indicates a person might be involved. Not from his DNA, but from a relative. "Several experts agreed the Idaho Falls police had probable cause to take a swab from Usry. But his experience touches on the delicate balance between the right to privacy and public safety." Have you given DNA samples to anyone?