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Newsday investigates DNA testing backlogs at LI crime labs

Newsday Deputy Editor Monte Young speaks with reporter Kevin Deutsch about his story on the backlog of untested DNA samples and its impact on police investigations in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy (April 12, 2013)

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