Assailant Identification

DNA STR profiling of body fluids on the penis is now the method of choice used to provide evidence of penile-vaginal/oral/anal contact. It has proved particularly useful when multiple assailants have had intercourse with a single complainant (forensic scientists, personal communication, 1998), because DNA STR profiles matching the other assailants may also be found on the penile swabs taken from one assailant.

Certain forensic science laboratories are now able to extract mitochon-drial DNA from the degraded cellular material present in feces, although the value of this method of analysis in relation to sexual offenses must be considered in relation to the other sexual acts that are alleged to have occurred during the assault.

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