Richland sheriff’s department’s new machine analyzes DNA in 90 minutes

AmickRICHLAND COUNTY, SC — The Richland County Sheriff’s Department forensic lab can now confirm a suspect from evidence such as a discarded cigarette butt at a crime scene in as little as an hour and a half.
Thanks to a new machine that condenses the DNA analysis, a process that once took Richland County 24 hours now takes just 90 minutes.