Confronted with DNA evidence linking him to a burglary, Alan Staines felt he had no choice but to plead guilty if he was to stay out of jail. Now, in a full story that is quite incredible, it's been revealed that he was the victim of a terrible forensic stuff-up.
WA shearer Alan Staines was convicted of a burglary after "his" DNA was found at the scene. The problem was that the blood left by the offender actually belonged to another man with exactly the same name.
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