Depends on How You Look at the Numbers | GenomeWeb

John Puckett was linked to a decades-old rape and murder case based solely on DNA evidence, The Atlantic reports, but the prosecution and defense attorneys had different interpretations of how uncommon a random match would be.

According to one interpretation, there was a one in 1.1 million chance that a random person would match the crime scene DNA evidence, but another interpretation put it at one in three.

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