This April 2, 2015, photo shows an evidence bag from a sexual assault case in the biology lab at the Houston Forensic Science Center in Houston. The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, which processes the kits for agencies across the state, says it isn’t making a dent in the backlog of kits needing testing.
This April 2, 2015, photo shows an evidence bag from a sexual assault case in the biology lab at the Houston Forensic Science Center in Houston. The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, which processes the kits for agencies across the state, says it isn’t making a dent in the backlog of kits needing testing. Pat Sullivan AP
This April 2, 2015, photo shows an evidence bag from a sexual assault case in the biology lab at the Houston Forensic Science Center in Houston. The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, which processes the kits for agencies across the state, says it isn’t making a dent in the backlog of kits needing testing. Pat Sullivan AP

Washington state lab needs more money to clear rape kit backlog

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