State Authorities Complete DNA Testing of Polygamist Children

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

SAN ANGELO - State authorities are finished taking DNA samples from the children removed from the polygamist compound in Eldorado.

Around 500 samples were taken at the Coliseum where the children were being held.

Testing on the chidlren was completed on Tuesday, but technicians are still taking samples from adults at the YFZ Ranch.

Child protective services moved 114 children from the coliseum on Tuesday to foster facilities.

They've declined to say when the other children might be moved, but a half dozen buses arrived at the Coliseum on Wednesday morning.