DNA of relative indicts man, cuckolding ignored

Ben Laurie ben at algroup.co.uk
Mon Jul 7 03:58:10 PDT 2003

Major Variola (ret.) wrote:

> Slashdot pointed to this story of a man indicted via
> his *relative's* DNA sample:
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/3044282.stm
> But an interesting, unmentioned issue is this: in population
> DNA surveys you find that a lot of purported fathers *aren't*.
> So the possibility of indicting a cuckolded man on the basis
> of nominal (only) relatives is quite real.

Only he was convicted because he confessed.

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