SBI Lab Technicians Testify in Rape Trial

NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- State Bureau of Investigations lab technicians testified Monday in the trial of Antonio McAllister.

McAllister is accused of beating and raping an elderly women in her Pender County home in July 2005.

Lab technicians testified Monday about forensic evidence in the case. They say authorities found blood at the crime scene, but no semen.

They also found two hairs they believe could belong to McAllister. One is being tested for DNA.

Prosecutors plan to present the rest of their evidence in the next few days.

Reported by Kelli O'Hara