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Admissibility of DNA at issue in murder trial

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Prosecutors could find out soon whether they will be able to use a new type of DNA analysis in an upcoming murder trial. Arguments are being offered this week by attorneys in the murder case against John Wakefield to determine if a full hearing on the new technology is needed. Prosecutor Peter Willis is arguing the technology is already proven and accepted, and therefore no hearing is needed. Defense attorney Frederick Rench is arguing the ...

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