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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Anthony Jefferson

TrueAllele connects illegal gun to police shooting

Crime On June 13, 2013, a Pittsburgh man (28) fled a traffic stop and led a high-speed chase. When caught by police, he pulled out a gun. The police shot him.
Evidence DNA was collected from the driver's gun.
DNA The county crime lab developed DNA mixture data from the gun.
Match The DNA data was too complex for the lab to interpret.
TrueAllele The computer unmixed the firearm genotypes. It found Anthony Jefferson on the gun with a match statistic of 270 thousand.
Cybergenetics    On February 8, 2016, Dr. Mark Perlin testified about the computer’s results.
Outcome Jefferson was found guilty of possessing a prohibited firearm, and sentenced to 4-8 years in prison.
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