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May 19th

Arizona: Forensic scientist hid backlog of 40 cases, delayed DNA testing for years

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

KPNX – A forensic scientist at the state crime lab intentionally hid her backlog of cases for years, failed to test DNA submitted in 40 cases, and kept evidence from those cases in her possession, according to a DPS audit uncovered by a six-month 12 News Investigation.

In at least one of those cases, justice may have been denied.

Read more at KPNX.

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