30 minutes | Mar 20th 2019

Ep.29 Proof

Ashley Fantz often covers police press conferences as part of her day job at CNN. But a few years ago she would attend one that would set her on a months long journey, forensically piecing together the evidence to reveal the systematic destruction of vital police evidence.

This is the story of how a team at CNN revealed widespread issues in sexual assault investigations, across the USA.

WARNING: This episode contains descriptions of sexual assault and listener discretion is advised.

Read all about it: https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2018/11/investigates/police-destroyed-rapekits/index.html

Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan

Production support: Cheeka Eyers

Music: Dice Muse

This series of The Tip-Off is brought to you in association with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and funding from Charities Aid Foundation.


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