Dane Co. DA Approves DNA Testing in 1994 Killing

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Prosecutors have approved a new round of DNA testing in a 1994 case that the Wisconsin Innocence Project says could clear a Spring Green woman in a Madison woman's death.

The project plans to test victim Sarah Gonstead's clothes and other samples. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne tells the Wisconsin State Journal the testing will be at Penny Brummer's expense. The 21-year-old Gonstead was found three weeks after she disappeared. She was last seen alive the night of March 14, 1994, when she went bar-hopping with Brummer, then 25. Brummer testified she dropped Gonstead off behind a bar and last saw her in a parking lot.

The project says Gonstead's clothes and underwear contain never-before-tested blood stains that don't appear to be from the bullet wound that killed her.