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The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is in the headlines for a backlog of 4,500 cases.
And most of that forensics backlog is hitting the DNA lab who can handle just some 200 cases a month but has been seeing nearly 350.
WSPA TV out of the upstate has a nice video report (watch it here or up top.)
Blamed for the backlog are budget cuts to the forensics staff.