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Officials to review possibly mishandled 800 rape cases

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – The city’s medical examiner’s office is reviewing more than 800-rape cases in which critical DNA evidence was mishandled.

Supervisors have so far found 26-cases in which a technician failed to detect biological evidence when some actually existed.