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DNA on chicken bones nabs serial burglar.


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Burglar nabbed thanks to DNA database.

While burglarizing a Missouri home, Weaver could not resist left-over fried chicken in their refrigerator. He then entered a second home down the street and left chicken bones strewn through the house.

DNA from the chicken bones was matched to DNA on a national database. DNA had been collected from Weaver because he committed multiple felonies in the past. Numerous states have proposed collecting DNA on everyone convicted of a felony. The DNA would be used to find deadbeat dads and solve future crimes by repeat offenders. The NAACP is a leading opponent of DNA databases.

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