SERI DNA Analyst II, Mallory Pagenkopf, worked on this case brought to SERI by Mehul Anjaria from MBA DNA Consulting, LLC in collaboration with the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent. Following testing by Ms. Pagenkopf,  it was determined That Mr. Hastings was not a contributor to the DNA results obtained from the oral swabs. The DNA profile instead hit to another offender profile that had been uploaded into CODIS. Read about Mr. Hasting’s innocence here