SPD Asks OIG to Review After Misdemeanor DNA Swabs Mistakenly Destroyed

Earlier this week, the Seattle Police Department discovered the SPD Evidence warehouse staff mistakenly destroyed 107 DNA swabs associated with defendants with misdemeanor convictions. The remaining 548 DNA swabs have been turned over to the City Attorney’s Office, and will be delivered to the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab tomorrow morning. These swabs were held […]
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