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Expert: DNA match in attempted murder, rape case

Judge finds adequate evidence for Lionel Blanks Jr. to stand trial for attack that began in Palo Alto

Lionel Blanks Jr. of Santa Clara is the source of semen in a brutal rape and attempted murder of a 29-year-old woman, a DNA expert testified at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose on Monday afternoon (May 16).

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