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Tuesday, March 05, 2013 6:45 PM

Prosecutor attempts DNA link to saliva on underwear

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Staff Writer

Eric Scrutchfield’s DNA profile matched DNA found on one pair of a then-4-year-old girl’s underwear, a Kansas Bureau of Investigation forensics scientist testified Tuesday during the fifth day of Scrutchfield’s jury trial.

Scrutchfield, a former Franklin County employee, faces three felony charges in connection with a sexual assault he is alleged to have committed against a girl at his wife’s day care sometime between late March and May 2011.

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