TBI requests $45 million budget increase to process rape kits faster, increase pay

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 10, 2022 8:08 PM CT | Published: November 10, 2022 12:11 PM CT

The TBI — and the political leaders who fund it — became the targets of scrutiny this summer after The Daily Memphian reported on a rape kit that connected Eliza Fletcher’s alleged killer to a 2021 rape.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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