||On June 30, 2012, Jordan Key (18) was shot to death while sitting in a car at a red light.
||A pistol was recovered from a vehicle that was abandoned by the suspects.
||The Louisiana State Police Crime lab developed DNA data from the pistol.
||Due to the complexity of the data, no conclusions could be made regarding the suspects.
||On the same DNA data, the computer’s statistic connecting the pistol with Chattley Chesterfield was 108 thousand. The computer’s match statistic connecting Samuel Nicolas with the pistol was 3.21 thousand.
||TrueAllele was admitted into evidence after a Daubert hearing
on November 6, 2014. Dr. Mark Perlin testified the
following November at the 2015 Baton Rouge trial.
||On Friday, November 20, 2015, Chattley Chesterfield was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. Samuel Nicolas was acquitted.