On the day Manatee authorities charged Delmer Smith III with murder in the death of Kathleen Briles, he called his new girlfriend from jail and lied to her about his arrest.
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MANATEE Sarasota officials believe four of their cases against accused home invasion and rape suspect Delmer Smith III are solid because of his DNA found at crime scenes. Now prosecutors and law enforcement will be meeting on whether cases can be made in other similar attacks Smith may have...
Kellie Greene can identify with any victims of Delmer Smith III, because their paths might never have crossed with the ex-convict if his DNA had been entered into a national database immediately after federal prison officials collected it in March 2008.