No single individual responsible for backlog of thousands of rape kits in Memphis

June 18, 2014 5:48 PM

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MEMPHIS, Tennessee — No single individual is responsible for a backlog of 12,000 rape kits that sat untested for years in Memphis, a report said.

A report compiled by former U.S. attorney Veronica Coleman-Davis says no one "maliciously or wantonly" allowed thousands of sexual assault kits to remain untested since the 1980s.

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