British Cat DNA Helps Solve Crimes

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Cat DNA Database Solves Crimes In England

  • 08/15/2013 05:03 PM EDT World

Warning to would-be criminals in England: you might want to invest in a lint brush. That's because a recently collected cat DNA database is being used to solve crimes. The information has already helped convict David Hilder of manslaughter when hairs from his cat Tinker were found on the victim.