Daily Archives: November 18, 2011

DNA solves 13-year-old cold case murder mystery

KSL Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — Science is changing the way police officers solve cases that have remained a mystery for several years, particularly in high profile murder cases where DNA evidence was hard to obtain.

Massereene trial: DNA analysis system ‘not used in UK’

BBC News
Defence lawyers have questioned the computer-based method used by a US DNA expert in the investigation into the murder of two soldiers in March 2009.

Backlog Eliminated DNA Unit Now Operating in Real Time


Louisiana
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory has now eliminated the crime lab’s long-held DNA case backlog and the DNA unit is now operating in real-time to assist law enforcement agencies across the state in tracking down criminals.