Daily Archives: October 26, 2012

What Happens After Jurors Get It Wrong?

About 300 people have been wrongfully convicted and exonerated in the U.S. thanks to DNA evidence. But overlooked in those stories are the accounts of jurors who unwittingly played a role in the injustice.

Construction Begins On New County Police Crime Lab

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) – Today, St. Louis County Police will start construction on a $9.2 million crime lab.

Bill to create bank for DNA profiling of accused coming

A Bill to create a DNA data centre to profile people accused of serious crimes and unknown deceased is in the works. The proposal was originally mooted in 2007 but was dropped to factor in ethical, moral and legal issues on the sensitive matter.

Prosecutors Say There Is DNA Evidence Linking Suspect to Jessica Ridgeway’s Murder

Prosecutors in court said they have a confession and DNA tying a 17-year-old college student to the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Ridgeway after sources tell ABC News that human remains were found at his home in Westminster, Colo.

Crime lab says Seamons’ DNA claim ‘doesn’t make sense’

OGDEN — The head of the Utah State Crime Lab says it would be almost impossible for a father’s DNA to be confused with that of his son.