ABQ hosts Katie's Law Summit | News
Law enforcement officials will join state lawmakers Monday to take participate in a “Katie’s Law Summit.”
The New Mexico State student, Katie Sepich, was kidnapped, raped and strangled in 2003.
Katie’s Law, which would require law enforcement officials to take DNA evidence from anyone arrested for a felony offense, was signed into law in March of 2006.
New Mexico’s version of the law ended up helping investigators find Sepich’s killer.
Congressman Harry Teague will host today’s event in Albuquerque. The event will include an update on the federal version of Katie’s Law as well as a panel discussion on the benefits of DNA fingerprinting.