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100 serial rapists identified after Detroit finally processes untested rape kits

Tweet Back in 2009, over 11,000 kits were found abandoned in a Detroit Police storage facility. After processing just 1,600 of them so far, Detroit has identified about 100 serial rapists and ten convicted rapists. Those perpetrators have moved on from Michigan to commit similar crimes in 23 other states. Of course, Detroit is not alone. Nationwide, there are an estimated 400,000 [...]
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