Crime & Courts

September 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Remains of a body, with or without DNA evidence, can offer evidence, prosecutors say

It's logical to assume that whoever killed 14-year-old Alicia DeBolt was trying to hide evidence by burning her body. But over the years, case after case has shown that authorities can get convictions even when key evidence has been damaged, destroyed or withheld.

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