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On Sept. 28, 2012, state chemist Annie Dookhan, was escorted to a police cruiser outside her Franklin, Mass. home. (AP/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)
On Sept. 28, 2012, state chemist Annie Dookhan, was escorted to a police cruiser outside her Franklin, Mass. home. (AP/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

More than 40,000 people have been identified with cases connected to former state drug chemist Annie Dookhan, who is charged with allegedly tampering with drug evidence.

Boston defense attorney David Meier was appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick to identify the cases affected by Dookhan almost a year ago. Meier said his team analyzed nearly 3.5 million documents to come up with their final number.

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Deborah Becker, WBUR reporter and host who has covered the drug lab scandal extensively

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This segment aired on August 20, 2013.

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