DNA cold hits

Op-Ed: The impact of DNA cold hits on solving crimes
News Op-Ed 10/04/2013 at 12:09PM

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY RICHARD A. BROWN Last week my office announced that a Queens grand jury had indicted Jose Martinez for raping and murdering a 23-year-old Astoria woman in 2009. Martinez was indicted as a result of a DNA cold hit following a 2012 reckless endangerment conviction for which he was required to provide a [...]