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 is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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