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State of West Virginia v Tyler Kennedy

DNA evidence helps prove man innocent of sexual assault

Crime At a party on April 23, 2016, some men had sex with a drunken teenage girl.
Evidence The hospital collected a sexual assault kit.
DNA The West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory produced DNA mixture data from the evidence.
Match Due to the complexity of the mixture data, the lab was unable to draw any conclusions through their manual analysis.
TrueAllele On the same data, the computer statistically excluded defendant Tyler Kennedy. And connected two other men to the DNA evidence.
Cybergenetics    On April 26, 2018, Cybergenetics forensic analyst Beatriz Pujols testified at the trial in Carles Town, West Virginia about the computer's DNA match statistics.
Outcome On April 27, 2018, Tyler Kennedy was found not guilty of sexual assault.