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State of Washington v Emanuel Fair

TrueAllele in Halloween murder of Seattle software developer

Crime On Nov 1, 2008, Seattle software developer Arpana Jinaga (24) was sexually assaulted and killed after a Halloween party in her home.
Evidence Evidence items included a red robe found in the trash, and duct tape used to secure a gag.
DNA The Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory developed mixed DNA data from the evidence items.
Match The crime lab could not draw conclusions from the data due to its complexity.
TrueAllele On the same DNA data, the computer found match statistics connecting Emanuel Fair to the robe (56.8 million) and the duct tape (45.7 trillion).
Cybergenetics    In November of 2016, Dr. Mark Perlin testified in pretrial hearings on TrueAllele reliability and source code. King Court Superior Court Judge Mariane Spearman denied both defense motions. On March 27, 2017 Dr. Perlin testified about the TrueAllele results in Seattle, WA.
Outcome On April 19, 2017, the trial ended in a hung jury.
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