DNA Tests Reviewed In 64 Indianapolis Cases

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http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/5/058783-7885-092.html Indianapolis's Marion County crime lab is reviewing 64 criminal cases -- mostly rapes and killings -- because of fears that a lab technician cut corners on DNA testing, the Indianapolis Star reports. Prosecutors downplayed the retesting, but defense lawyers saw a chance for dozens of new trials, and judges feared that a sluggish county court system would become even more clogged. Scientists are checking every DNA match made by Dr. Kuppareddi Balamurugan at the request . . .

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