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Rape: Justice Delayed


Evidence collected after women were raped languished for years at the Cleveland Police department and other law enforcement agencies. Only now are state analysts working through the backlog, in some cases racing to beat the 20-year statute of limitations. What they're finding is chilling. Reporters Rachel Dissell and Leila Atassi examined the cases for a series published on cleveland.com.Leila Atassi, reporter, Northeast Ohio Media Group
Rachel Dissell, reporter, The Plain Dealer
Ilse Knecht, Deputy Director of Public Policy, National Center for Victims of Crime
Rick Bell, assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor
Lt. James McPike, Cleveland Division of Police