Georgia Bureau of Investigation Withdraws Request for Ben Roethlisberger’s DNA

March 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune—Review, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations has told Edward Garland, the attorney for Ben Roethlisberger, that a DNA sample from the Steelers quarterback would not be necessary.
This is apparently the case, because they found no evidence of male DNA anywhere on the accuser.
In his comments to the Tribune, Garland said, "Based on everything that I know and our own investigation, I believe that no charges should be filed in this case".
Even though the Georgia Bureau of Investigation may still pursue charges, with no DNA evidence to support the claim of the accuser, convincing a jury to convict simply on the testimony of a 20—year—old woman, who was drunk at a bar, would be nearly impossible.
Georgia Bureau of Investigations inspector Sherry Lang said the Roethlisberger investigation is an "active case" and they're not trying to convict Roethlisberger or exonerate him.
"We're fact finders," she sai...

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