Troubled forensic lab's DNA backlog blows out to 41,000

By Fraser Barton
Updated April 20 2024 - 3:50pm, first published 3:44pm
Health Minister Shannon Fentiman has revealed another jump in DNA samples that may need re-testing. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
Health Minister Shannon Fentiman has revealed another jump in DNA samples that may need re-testing. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)

The backlog of cases at a forensic DNA lab has increased to more than 41,000 as Queensland's opposition calls for a strategy to address the beleaguered service.

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