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Published: Jul 29, 2013 10:51 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police are hoping the release of new details in the decade-old fatal stabbing of a St. Petersburg woman will prompt someone to come forward with information that could lead to an arrest.
    
The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/151FQua ) reports the family of Patricia Gertsch Hodges noticed jewelry missing shortly after she was found dead on April 18, 2002. Police believe the killer may have taken a necklace and ring with the phrase "No. 1 Mom" or "No. 1 Grandma."
    
It's a detail police released in hopes of solving the case.
    
Police say thanks to improvements in DNA technology, they have a "viable suspect" but they need someone to come forward with information.
    
Anyone with information is asked to call St. Petersburg police.
    
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Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.

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