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No Error in Excluding ‘DMP’ DNA Analysis (access required)

A defendant identified through a “cold hit” DNA analysis and convicted of the 1975 rape and murder of an 88-year-old Emporia woman cannot overturn his conviction with claims that include a challenge to the trial judge’s refusal to allow him to present “database match probability” statistical evidence as an alternative to the commonwealth’s “random match ...