The New York Times has an update on the laboratory technician charged with the murder of Annie Le, the Yale graduate student killed in September. According to police, Raymond Clark III allegedly "tried to conceal blood-splattered tissues from university detectives." Police affidavits were released today, revealing that "investigators who went through the lab building discovered a sock with two batches of DNA — his and hers — with her body.

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