DNA tech’s reference semen DNA or sloughed skin shows up in 2014 super sensitive profile of 1984 murder case

Police used a lie detector on an over cooperating retired crime lab tech to concoct a “confession” that is nothing of the sort. This story is dominated by overarching confidence from San Diego law enforcement that “DNA always gets our perps” which ignores common sense and known facts of how sloppy labs were in the 1980’s. They trashed the retiree who recently committed suicide. His wife has filed suit to uncover the “now closed” police investigation. From The Atlantic.

 

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
This entry was posted in Crime, criminal justice, CSI, DNA mixtures and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s