COLUMBUS — In an effort to keep the public up-to-date on the progress of the Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Testing Initiative, Attorney General DeWine released the following status update today:
Miscarriage of justice investigators at the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) hope new forensic techniques will determine who killed the 14-year-old.
Blood found at a crime scene could give police an indication of a criminal suspect’s ethnicity there and then thanks to a new bioassay.
DALLAS (AP) – Police are searching for a crime watch volunteer who they say has been connected by DNA to at least four sexual assaults in a South Dallas neighborhood in the past two months.
WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney announced more than $400,000 in Department of Justice funding for the state of Delaware to help the state’s medical examiner expedite a backlog in the processing of DNA evidence. The Department of Health and Social Services received $342,324 from the federal DNA Backlog Reduction Program, and the Criminal Justice Council received $58,186 from the Paul Coverdell Forensic Improvement Grant Program.