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Ala. leads in closing cold cases

(WTVM) -

The state of Alabama leads the country in finding DNA links to cold cases.

Over the last three years, 1,500 offenders have been linked to various crime scenes.

Typically, DNA matches for sexual assault cases match the profiles of offenders who were initially entered into the system for property crimes.

According to officials, the turnaround time for processing DNA in Montgomery is 90 days.

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