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Dec. 14 2017 6:19 PM Can You Use This Data Set to Find Serial Killers? The New Yorker’s recent piece on the Murder Accountability Project was fascinating. It also led us to look closely at the data it uses—and we have some advice for would-be serial killer detectors.