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Ohio woman pleads guilty in shooting death after TrueAllele analysis

Cleveland, OH

In December 2015, James Ruesch was found shot to death in his Cleveland, OH home. TrueAllele® found a match between the victim's rear pants pocket and suspect Shannon Oehlstrom was 166 thousand times more probable than coincidence. Oehlstrom pleaded guilty to the crime. She received a sentence of 9-18 years for involuntary manslaughter and aggravated burglary.


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