Daily Archives: July 13, 2011

Cold case solved in Houston via testing rape kit from HPD backlog

Grits for Breakfast Texas
The Houston Chronicle has a story today (“Evidence in teen’s 1995 rape leads to new charges,” July 13) about a cold rape kase solved by testing a previously untested rape kit among the sizable backlog possessed by the county, making may people wonder if other rapists may have avoided prosecution because of the backlog, which stretches back literally for decades.