Senate Considers Expanded Use Of DNA In Criminal Trials

Members of a State Senate committee are considering a bill that would demand more use of DNA evidence in criminal trials. The bill is spurred by the exonerations of more than 100 people nationwide through DNA evidence. Nearly all ended up in prison, because of...

Prosecutor Calls For Guilty To Pay For DNA Testing

A St. Louis prosecutor thinks prisoners should pay a penalty for asking for DNA tests if they know they are guilty of a crime. Prosecutor Jennifer Joyce has told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the State Probation Board should be able to act against a prisoner whose DNA...

Analysis Of DNA Leads To Charges In 1987 KC Murder

DNA evidence from the 1987 rape and murder of a Kansas City woman has given prosecutors the proof they say they need to charge an Amoret man with the dastardly deed. 43-year-old Charles Locke has been charged with first-degree murder and rape in the killing of Evelyn...

DNA Testing Proves Guilt In 1985 Rape Case

DNA testing can prove innocence … it can also prove guilt. Test results confirm Kenneth Charron’s DNA matches the DNA investigators recovered from the home of a deaf St. Louis woman who was raped in 1985. Charron is already serving a life sentence for...
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