- Jan 4, 2011
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I am curious to know how Lisa Pate's murder investigation went cold for 13 years, yet was solved immediately after BS Lavergne's arrest. Was it upgrades in DNA/forensics, evidence located in the search of his residence; souverneirs/pics/videos, or did a witness come forward after 13 years, lack of media coverage 13 years ago; MSM /Social media, etc.?
So many questions, yet so few answers..
FBI The FBI's CODIS Program
www.fbi.gov/news/testimony/the-fbis-codis-programMay 14, 2002 The STR loci approved for use in CODIS were specifically selected as law .... 3 Effective the later of July 1, 2002 or the date when sufficient funds have ... 5 Effective September 1, 2000, Louisiana was authorized to collect a ..
But we know from our annual survey of CODIS laboratories that the majority of states are unable to keep pace with the collection of these convicted offender samples. Federal funding provided under the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 has had significant positive impact on these backlogs, but the reality is that new backlogs will continue to be created as states expand their database laws.
BBM to main point of my comment -
I too wondered about that and find it surprising and odd. I also am a bit uneasy that they might be using the two cases because neither is solid enough to convict him...