State attorney: 38 years later, convicted rapist shouldn't get more DNA testing

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Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — A state attorney argued Thursday that a man convicted of an Omaha rape 38 LINCOLN — A state attorney argued Thursday that a man convicted of rape in Omaha 38 years ago should not be allowed a second round of DNA tests in hopes of proving his innocence.

Assistant Nebraska Attorney General James Smith told the Nebraska Supreme Court that Juneal Pratt, 58, failed to prove that blouses worn by the victims had been stored appropriately for retesting, as required by law.

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