Senate Sends Bill on DNA Collection to Gov. Holcomb's Desk

Last fall, a DNA sample collected in Ohio helped Indiana police link a man to the fatal shooting of John Clements, 82, in Zionsville, and two other attacks in October. Enter Article DATE HEREBy DARCY COSTELLO, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana senators voted Thursday to allow DNA swabs to be taken upon a person's fe...
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Second Untested Rape Kit Backlog Found In Detroit

Prosecutors say another 555 rape kits languished in police storage after the 2009 discovery of 11,341 abandoned sexual assault kits. March 27, 2017DETROIT, MI — Problems with forgotten rape kits persisted in Detroit after public outcry over more than 11,000 — some of them dating back 30 years — found languishing in a police warehouse in...
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UPDATE: Sex assault kits part of missing evidence

An audit revealed that nearly 1,800 cases had missing evidence April 3, 2017The Ingham County Sheriff's Office is now saying it's lost track of seven sexual-assault kits. The department announced Monday those seven kits are part of the 1,756 cases in which evidence was lost dating back to the year 2000. Prosecutor Carol Siemon is n...
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77 cases dismissed due to missing evidence at Ingham sheriff's office

Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HERELANSING -- A total of 77 cases were dismissed following an investigation into missing evidence at the Ingham County Sheriff's Office, according to a March 24 report from Ingham County Prosecutor's Office.The 5-page report, which will be discussed at Ingham County's law and courts committee...
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