MO: DNA could be taken from def’s genitalia without a warrant on arrest shortly after alleged crime because of exigency

Exigent circumstances permitted the police to take DNA samples from defendant’s genitalia within minutes of an alleged rape. Time was of the essence because the DNA could be lost if defendant were left to his own devices or even possibly just went to the bathroom alone. State v. Kirui, 2021 Mo. App. LEXIS 259 (Mar. 2, 2021).

“The precise question is not whether any of the home occupants consented subjectively, but whether their conduct would have caused a reasonable person to believe they collectively consented to the entry of the residence. Having reviewed Lieutenant Marrufo’s body-camera recording, the Court concludes that the occupants’ actions would have engendered just such a belief.” United States v. White Horse, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39186 (D.S.D. Feb. 11, 2021).*

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