GRAHAM, N.C. -- A former executive for a private North Carolina laboratory that provided DNA testing in the Duke lacrosse rape case has lost a lawsuit challenging his firing.
The Times-News of Burlington reported that Superior Court Judge J.B. Allen Jr. on Friday dismissed the lawsuit by former DNA Security Inc. director Brian Meehan. The Burlington company said it terminated Meehan in 2007 for "just cause."
The lab's initial report omitted the fact that evidence collected from the accuser matched none of the Duke lacrosse players who underwent DNA testing.
Meehan later testified the lab's report was tailored to suit former Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong.
The three athletes were exonerated. Nifong was stripped of his law license.
Information from: Times-News, http://www.thetimesnews.com
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