Daily Archives: January 29, 2020

DNA evidence exonerates New York City man for 1985 sex assault

After spending a full 25-year sentence in prison for a crime he did not commit, a Bronx, New York, man was exonerated by the first prosecutorial conviction review unit on the East Coast.

DNA From Newborn Bloodspot Biobank Helped Crack 2007 Infant Death Cold Case

YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Paul Perez, 57, is accused of killing five of his own infants.
Perez is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to five charges of premeditated, first-degree murder and with five enhancements of lying in wait, and torture. Officials say stored baby DNA helped identify Perez as the father in this cold case criminal investigation.