Menu
Contact

State of Louisiana v David Bueso

Computer connects bleach bottle to killer

Crime In late summer of 2017, Jhoel Steven Brisuela-Tercero was found beaten to death in his bedroom.
Evidence A Clorox bottle was found at the scene, thought to remove DNA from evidence.
DNA The Louisiana State Police crime laboratory produced DNA mixture data from the Clorox bottle.
Match Due to the limited nature of the profile, the lab was not able to interpret the mixture data.
TrueAllele On the same DNA data, the computer connected the evidence item to the defendant with a 44.3 trillion match statistics.
Cybergenetics    On February 11, 2019, William Allan testified at the trial in Baton Rouge, Louisiana about the computer DNA match statistic.
Outcome On February 12, 2019, David Bueso was found guilty of second-degree murder.
Media

  • Teen arrested in former roommate’s killing The Advocate
  • Illegal immigrant charged in bloody beating death of former roommate WBRZ
  • Prosecutor suggests man beat ex-roommate to death with machete; weapon was later wiped with bleach The Advocate
  • Baton Rouge man convicted in 2017 machete beating death of ex-roommate The Advocate