Strangler conviction triggers DNA debate – The Times

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in DNA, murder, news by sally

“Steve Wright, the Suffolk Strangler, faces spending the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced today for murdering five Ipswich prostitutes during a six-week killing spree. His conviction, on forensic evidence, last night reignited the debate on the rapid expansion of the national DNA database, which holds the profiles of at least four million people in Britain.”

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The Times, 22nd February 2008