Prosecutor: No Statute of Limitations In DNA Cases

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http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/6505553.htm Pennsylvania should erase the statute of limitations on all felonies and some misdemeanors when DNA evidence can be used to identify a perpetrator, says Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. A growing number of states have moved to suspend time limits on sex crimes where DNA evidence is present. Abraham's sweeping proposal, to be introduced by State Rep. Dennis M. O'Brien (R), would go far beyond that, covering crimes such as burglary and even fraud . . .

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