3 youths’ DNA in FBI database

Discovery leads state Crime Lab to review 3,600 samples

Posted: February 23, 2014 at 5:33 a.m.

DNA samples of at least three youths were put into an FBI database for felons and violent offenders, even though those children shouldn’t have had genetic samples taken from them in the first place, the director of the state Crime Laboratory confirmed last week.

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