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rape kits backlog

Seattle PD To Begin Testing All Sexual Assault Evidence

Decade-long backlog of 1,276 evidence kits will be examined for DNA.


George Zimmerman enters Seminole County courtroom during his bond hearing on June 29, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

Tests Only Identify Zimmerman’s DNA On Handgun

Forensic tests made public Wednesday show that George Zimmerman’s was the only DNA that could be identified on the grip of the gun used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2012