Rape kits

News
7:04 am
Thu December 12, 2013

State Processes More Rape Kits

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.

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9:49 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Prosecutor Says Using Old Rape Kits In Trial Poses Challenges

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.

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5:58 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

State Office Working Through Backlog of Rape Kits

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.

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