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Mixed DNA on Robber’s Clothes Nets Reversal (access required)

Although items of clothing identified by a convenience store clerk as being worn by the person who robbed her 10 days earlier contained DNA from defendant, the Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s conviction for robbery, as the clothing included DNA from multiple persons. Discovery of clothes Defendant argues that the evidence only established that he came into contact with ...