It would be “inappropriate” for Lucas’ attorneys to be barred from presenting his identical twin as an alternate suspect, Fourth Judicial District Judge David Shakes ruled Friday.
DNA linked Aaron Lucas — and, it seems, his brother — to the Alabama case, as well as to the abduction of an 8-year-old girl in Colorado Springs and also to another attack on a young girl in Texarkana, Tex., in 2009, the Gazette reported. Brian Lucas denied involvement in the crimes under interrogation by the Madison County, Ala., sheriff’s office, investigators testified Friday.
DNA evidence might usually be all-but-absolute proof in most cases, but the presence of a twin can throw investigators for a loop.
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