The City of Detroit destroyed potential email evidence that was ordered preserved in a lawsuit filed by the family of an exotic dancer whose killing is unsolved, a federal magistrate said.
Exactly when it will happen remains an unknown, but Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy feels very strongly that Detroit will have a new police Crime Lab. The Detroit Police, however, won’t be running the new lab.
The cleanup of chemicals in the now-closed Detroit crime lab has been completed, said Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee.
With the Michigan State Police soon to get involved in an investigation of the Detroit Crime Lab, some families are hoping it will help clear their loved ones who have been convicted of crimes.
There may be a new suspect in the Oakland County child killings of the 1970’s with new DNA evidence linking the four young victims.
Christine Beatty is expected to testify in federal court Wednesday on whether she intentionally destroyed evidence in the Tamara Greene murder investigation.
Federal prosecutors are fighting a request by a defense attorney for their evidence in the case against accused underwear bomber Umar Abdulmutallab.
Update – 6 p.m.: A Macomb County jury has found an 18-year-old accused of carrying out a crime spree that included the gunpoint abduction and killing of a man guilty on all charges. MORE HERE.