Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

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Cleotha Henderson's arrest reignites criticism of Tennessee's sexual assault testing process. He already has served 20 years in prison for a kidnapping he committed at 16. Memphis revealed a backlog of about 12,000 untested rape kits that took years to whittle down. More than 950 rape kits sat untested in labs as of August.
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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis. A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson's arrest in the killing of Eliza Fletcher after she was abducted during a morning jog last month.

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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

Memphis' long-held problems with testing rape kits quickly have come under renewed scrutiny with Cleotha Henderson's arrest last month in the killing of Eliza Fletcher, a mother and kindergarten teacher who was abducted while jogging

2 months ago·United States
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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

By JONATHAN MATTISE and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis.A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson’s arrest in the killing of Eliza Fletcher after she was abducted during a morning jog last month.So when authorities said his DNA was linked to a rape that occurred nearly a year earlier — charging him separat…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case - Local News 8

By JONATHAN MATTISE and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis.A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson’s arrest in the killing of Eliza Fletcher after she was abducted during a morning jog last month.So when authorities said his DNA was linked to a rape that occurred nearly a year earlier — charging him separat…

2 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis.A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson’s arrest in the killing of Eliza Fletcher after she was abducted during a morning jog last month.So when authorities said his DNA was linked to a rape that occurred nearly a year earlier — charging him separately days after he was arrested in Fletcher’s killing …

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis.A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson's arrest in the killing of Eliza Fletcher after she was abducted during a morning jog last month.So when authorities said his DNA was linked to a rape that occurred nearly a year earlier — charging him separately days after he was arrested in Fletcher’s killing — an outraged city tur…

2 months ago·Miami, United States
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