11/22/2012

Flood of evidence in NYPD cases soaked

The forensics disaster includes DNA material from murder investigations to everyday crimes

By Jamie Schram, Jessica Simeone, and Dan Mangan
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Thousands of pieces of evidence in NYPD storage centers were contaminated by toxic Hurricane Sandy floodwaters, jeopardizing criminal prosecutions in an unknown number of cases.

The forensics disaster includes DNA material from murder investigations to everyday crimes - one burglary case in The Bronx is already affected, sources said.

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