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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v Terry Lipinski

TrueAllele separates DNA mixture of incest rape

Crime Mr. Lipinski was accused of sexually abusing a young girl over a six-year period.
Evidence Several items of clothing were collected from the victim and the accused.
DNA The Allegheny County crime lab developed DNA data from Lipinski's T-shirt and the girl's bra.
Match The crime lab could not produce any match statistics because the people who contributed their DNA to the mixtures were related.
TrueAllele The computer separated the mixture data into genetic components. TrueAllele connected the man's T-shirt to the girl with a match statistic of 10.5 quadrillion, and her bra to Lipinski with a match statistic of 5 million.
Cybergenetics    On September 10, 2014, Dr. Mark Perlin testified at the Allegheny County trial about the DNA match statistics in this case.
Outcome Mr. Lipinski was found guilty of rape by forcible compulsion, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person younger than 16, statutory sexual assault, and incest. He was sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison.
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