A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused. Video by John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused. Video by John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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June 11, 2016 8:22 PM

City police in N.C. destroyed rape kits in more than 1,000 cases

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