New York To Use “Doe” Cases in Unsolved Sex Crimes

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/05/nyregion/05DNA.html?hp New York City will review biological evidence from hundreds of unsolved sex crimes in the hope of indicting the unidentified attackers based on their DNA profiles before the 10-year statute of limitations runs out, the New York Times says. In the John Doe Indictment Project, investigators will seek to tie the most serious unsolved sex crimes to specific DNA profiles, then file charges even before they have linked a name to the DNA . . .

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