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Detroit to test 11,303 rape test kits found left on shelves after crime lab close 4 years ago

Testing of 11,303 rape kits rescued from Detroit Crime Lab a long way off

13.5 million dollars to be spent on having these kits tested.

DETROIT — After the Detroit Crime Lab closed in 2008, state police found 11,303 dusty rape kits upon the shelves.

Some of them had been there for decades, their contents — and the horror stories of the women who provided them — forgotten for years.

Though raised from the oblivion of the crime lab, the kits remain far from being processed.

"I can't even speculate," Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said when asked how long it may take. "A long time... It's too depressing to think about how long it's going to take."

Worthy spoke about numerous problems crippling the Detroit justice system at a Wayne State University Seminar called, "City Under Seige: A U


Added: Oct-7-2012 Occurred On: Sep-21-2012
By: Amusing
Regional News
Tags: Crime, police, violence, rape, gun control. Detroit, liberals, lazy, incompetent, tax money wasted
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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