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Judge tosses conviction, cites weak DNA evidence

...coastal community of Seward. The case against him relied on an Alaska State Troopers' cold case investigation using DNA technology not available at the time of the crime. That DNA evidence is getting closer scrutiny. This week Superior Court Judge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021311/reg_784961603.shtml
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State cold case prosecutor Gullufsen retires

...new things," Gullufsen said. "Particularly in criminal law, where advances in technology have been startling. DNA technology has been very influential... . That is not to say that it is the solution in every case, in no means is that true...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072610/loc_683634541.shtml
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Kenai man gets 99 years for cold case murder

...Moran sentenced 56-year-old Jimmy Lee Eacker on Friday for the gruesome killing. The case had gone cold, but DNA technology was able to pin down Eacker. "We've finally got to the end," Lister's sister, Debbie Davis, said from her...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081510/sta_695502911.shtml
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Ex-Sitka resident accused in 1988 murder

...said Gullufsen, the Alaska senior assistant attorney general. "Then, with the development of more sophisticated DNA technology, there was the capability we hadn't had before to bring us to where we are right now." Gullufsen said Limm could...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011310/reg_548651257.shtml
Police: Man arrested in SD in Alaska homicide

...Anchorage at the time. Police say grant funding through the U.S. Department of Justice allowed detectives to use new DNA technology to link Torian to Tetpon's remains. The arrest warrant was issued Thursday following a grand jury indictment in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020611/reg_781563405.shtml
Regional News
Dogged detective work, DNA crack 5-year-old murder case

...continent made an extra effort and because in March the Alaska State Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory began using DNA technology capable of making positive identifications. There was a backlog, but the Hainta results were certified in September...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110100/Loc_DNA.html
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State Briefs

...shows they had the wrong man. "We had two witnesses who positively identified him. We're very grateful for the DNA technology and that an innocent person didn't have to spend any more time in jail than he did," said UAA Police Chief Dale...

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