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October 21, 2008
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DNA lab backlog dooms L.A. assault cases

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By Richard Winton
Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — As many as 200 potential sexual assault cases have gone without prosecution because Los Angeles police officials failed to meet legal deadlines to test DNA evidence that might have identified a suspect, according to a city audit released Monday.

Full story: DNA lab backlog dooms L.A. assault cases






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