No Error In Use Of DNA Test Results In Rape Case, Wyoming High Court Says
(May 16, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A trial judge did not err in allowing DNA test results in a rape and murder case, the Wyoming Supreme Court affirmed May 11, finding that issues of contamination, secondary transfer and whether the police followed adequate collection protocols went to the weight of the evidence and were properly presented to the jury (Lance David Bean v. The State of Wyoming, No. S-15-0177, Wyo. Sup.; 2016 Wyo. LEXIS 52).
(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-004Z.)
In 2011, Lance Bean was arrested for the 1972 rape...