Daily Archives: February 24, 2014
The death penalty murder trial of Justin Hurd enters a pivotal phase this week with prosecutors expected to present DNA evidence that links the Ohio man to the February 2008 slayings that wiped out a north Charlotte household.
Rapist Steven John Greenwood jailed for brutal Kew rape 30 years later after secret DNA test of cigarette butt
Australia- A NURSE who violently raped a woman in her Kew home 30 years ago, and was only caught after police seized a discarded cigarette butt, has been jailed for at least six years.
Steven John Greenwood, 59, showed no emotion as the decades old crime was detailed to the court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With possibly hundreds of thousands of rape kits untested across the country, a number of states are proposing legislation to address backlogs that in at least one case dates back nearly three decades.
In Memphis, Tenn., alone, there are more than 12,000 untested rape kits going back to the 1980s, according to the New York-based Rape Kit Action Project, which has been tracking the backlogs nationwide. In the entire state of Texas, there are about 16,000 untested kits collecting dust in police evidence rooms.