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West Yorks police have been stashing forensic samples with the Ben & Jerry's...

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edam Wed 01-Jul-09 09:21:03

deary deary me

If as they claim the samples weren't needed, why were they hanging on to them in the first place?

HecatesTwopenceworth Wed 01-Jul-09 09:22:13

sounds like plain old fashioned incompetence.

edam Wed 01-Jul-09 09:23:58

Vanilla incompetence, rather than Cherry Garcia? grin

Seriously, if this is the way the cops handle forensic samples, it rather calls into question all those stats they quote in court cases about 'a one in 10m chance that the defendant wasn't at the scene' or whatever.

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