The Austin Police Crime Lab closed in June of 2016 after the state government uncovered faulty and outdated testing procedure at the facility. Approximately 2,200 Texas inmates will receive notice that DNA tests used in convictions, ranging from 2004 to 2016, could be erroneous.  Cases also include rape and murder convictions. Authorities have just begun distributing notifications to inmates, some of who will be able to take legal action against the state. Read more below: