12/22/2008

Forensic evidence for Mich. prisoners to be retested

By Carol Lundberg
Michigan Lawyers Weekly

As they sit in their cells, a large number of Michigan prisoners who say they are not guilty are facing what may turn into many long, cold seasons of uncertainty.

Kym Worthy, the Wayne County prosecutor, has created a process for examining and retesting five years' worth of cases that may have been tainted by inaccurate forensic evidence processed and analyzed by the Detroit Police Department Forensic Services division.

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