Forensics: DNA retest eliminates convicted man. DA says he’s guilty anyway.

This case is certainty bizarre for its facts. A now convicted man is arguing for a new trial. Post conviction DNA re-testing on a gun is the center point. But the guy who got shot was killed by a police officer named Kaufman.

“As Columbus Police Officer William T. Kaufman approached the building in response to the burglary call, he saw a man running with a gun pointed at him, so he shot the man — Thomas — twice, killing him. Kaufman was cleared by a grand jury in the shooting.”

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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