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United States v Kadeem Burden and Timothy Scott

Computer connects weapon to fleeing gunman

Crime In October 2017, two masked men fired 18 rounds into a vehicle, miraculously not hitting either of the two occupants. A police officer happened upon the scene and gave chase in his car. The gunmen fled.
Evidence A semi-automatic AK-47 pistol was found near where the suspects were apprehended.
DNA The Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory produced DNA mixture data from the trigger and grip from the AK-47.
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’s statistic connecting the AK-47 with Kadeem Burden was 59.2 quadrillion.
Cybergenetics    On February 26, 2019, William Allan testified at the trial in Baton Rouge, Louisiana about the computer DNA match statistic.
Outcome On February 27, 2019, both Kadeem Burden and Timothy Scott were found guilty of felon in possession of firearms.
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