Crime | New federal guidelines to expand genetic sampling create more questions over whether more information is too much
by Daniel James Devine
Posted 5/31/08, 12:00 am
LOWELL, Ind.- When a fleck of blood, a hair root, or a body fluid sample arrives at the State Police DNA lab in Lowell, Ind., it may be the only piece of evidence collected from a crime scene. Its value, however, will be high for both victim and criminal: If its DNA matches up in the system, the crime may be solved.