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Resource ID: #21171
Subject: Crime Labs
Source: WTHR-TV (Indianapolis)
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Date: October 30, 31, November 17

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The story discovers a problem which exists in Marion County's crime labs--backlogging. Reporters unveiled a number of cases that, due to a delay in DNA testing and analysis, remained unsolved while the criminals-one of which was a serial rapist- have time to continue to commit other crimes. There was also evidence that many more rape cases have been backlogged for up to a year awaiting processing.

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