||In October 2011, Sheldon Howard was indicted of aggravated sexual assault, abusive sexual contact, wrongful sexual contact, and adultery.
||A pair of underwear was found to have seminal fluid on them.
||Virginia's Department of Forensic Science developed DNA data
from the evidence item
||The lab's manual analysis could not produce a match statistic.
||On the same data, the computer's statistic connecting the underwear with Sheldon Howard was 540 million.
||On October 25, 2011 Dr. Mark Perlin testified at the court martial about the computer's DNA match statistic.
||Sheldon Howard was found guilty and sentenced to 3 years in prison.