The new state law requiring all people in custody of the corrections department to give DNA samples is clearing up some cold cases in Missouri. Corrections Department Spokesman John Fougere says more than ten-thousand samples have been taken since the law went into effect January 1. DNA evidence has linked prisoners or people on probation and parole with ten rapes, four murders, 13 burglaries, two robberies, and other crimes. More links are expected as the testing goes along. The Department has about 90,000 people in some form of custody.
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