Rape kits

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says nearly 12 thousand rape kits have been tested under an initiative launched in 2011.

The Ohio Attorney General's office says more than 98 hundred previously untested rape kids have now been tested.

State Processes More Rape Kits

Dec 12, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state crime lab has processed nearly 5 thousand previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office says a recent acquittal in a 1993 rape case illustrates some of the challenges authorities face while pursuing more cases based on testing of DNA from old rape kits.

State Office Working Through Backlog of Rape Kits

Aug 26, 2013

There are thousands of rape kits that have never been tested in Ohio, and the state attorney general says his agency is working through that stack.