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Questions Remain As Washington State Moves To Address Massive Backlog Of Rape Kit Tests

In Washington, a wave of new suspects could soon be identified in scores of cold cases. The state has vowed to speed up the testing of rape kit evidence.

But as Anna Boiko-Weyrauch (@AnnaBoikoW) of KUOW reports, after the testing, the backlog moves downstream to the police and courts.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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