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03/03/2005 Archived Entry: "Daughter's DNA and the BTK Murderer"
DAUGHTER'S DNA AND THE BTK MURDERER. First reports said his daughter went to the police and offered them a DNA sample to help nail her father. Next reports said police came to her and asked for a sample, which she gave to clear her dad.
Latest reports say police covertly obtained tissue from the daughter's routine pap smear to link her father to the killings.
Nobody's sorry BTK got caught. But this is HIPAA in action and the implications are creepy. Police can, and will, invade your most personal life, even if you're as innocent as new snow.
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Posted by Claire @ 11:47 AM CST