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That’s because according to endthebacklog.org/Detroit, “As of September 2016, Detroit has tested approximately 10,000 kits, resulting in 2,616 DNA matches and the identification of 770 potential serial rapists, and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has obtained 60 convictions. DNA from the kits tested linked to crimes committed in 40 states and Washington, D.C.”

HOUSTON, CO--JANUARY 17, 2007-- Wes McCoy Director of the Criminal Bureau for the Harris County Courthouse, stands amidst shelves and shelves of stored evidence in the courthouse evidence room, which is currently housed inside the cells of an old jai

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Kimberly Barnett, President of Enough Said Detroit and the African American 490 Challenge says, that we still have lots to do to make sure thousands of rape victims see justice in their unsolved cases.

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You can donate today by going to: aa490challenge.org

ALSO: Detroit AKAs Donate $5,000 to 490 Challenge to Test Rape Kits & Erykah Badu to Help Clear Some of Detroit’s Rape Kit Backlog

 

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