Crime lab worker testifies he might have contaminated evidence in 1984 murder case

By John Wilkens
February 4, 2020
San Diego Union Tribune

In a surprise admission, a former San Diego police crime lab worker said Tuesday he might have inadvertently contaminated evidence in a 1984 murder case, mistakenly leading investigators to believe 30 years later that another criminalist from the lab was involved in the killing.

That other criminalist, Kevin Brown, committed suicide while under investigation. His wife of 21 years, Rebecca, is now suing the police for wrongful death in federal court and seeking unspecified damages.

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