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Old 25th May 2021, 15:46
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Originally Posted by 911slf View Post
I don't doubt that this guy was rightly convicted but the error rate on finger print matches can be above 10% for experienced analysts, depending on who does the analysis of error. If I had the misfortune to be on a jury I would never convict on fingerprint evidence alone.
Apart from the finger print evidence, there was also a confession from the man concerned.
He was jailed for 13 years and six months after admitting conspiracy to supply heroin, cocaine, ketamine and MDMA at Liverpool Crown Court.
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