DNA testing ordered in 39-year-old Omaha rape case

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Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014 12:00 am

OMAHA (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that a man convicted of rape nearly four decades ago should be allowed to seek new DNA testing, upholding an earlier Nebraska Court of Appeals ruling.

Juneal Pratt is serving 32 to 90 years for the rape, sexual assault and robbery of two Iowa sisters at an Omaha motel in 1975.

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