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December 31, 2007
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DNA database to get blood samples of all Ill. homicide victims

By Gerry Smith
ThNe Chicago Tribune

KANE COUNTY, Ill. - During an autopsy, Kane County Coroner Charles West routinely draws blood from a stiffening corpse, letting four droplets dry on a DNA card.

When police are investigating a case, West makes a second card to give them. But in some cases, the blood samples are simply filed away in the morgue and never entered into ...

Full story: DNA database to get blood samples of all Ill. homicide victims






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