DNA technician allegedly tampered with records at Houston crime lab

DNA technician allegedly tampered with records at Houston crime lab

There are more problems for the Houston crime lab. An internal investigation found evidence that a DNA technician lied, followed improper procedure or tampered with records.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 8:33 PM

HOUSTON – There are more problems for the Houston crime lab.

An internal investigation found evidence that a DNA technician lied, followed improper procedure or tampered with records.

The Harris County District Attorney’s office said the technician resigned. Now 185 crimincal cases, including 51 murders, will have to be reviewed.

All the evidence will be retested.

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