At the end of August 2013, the entire DNA testing was done. On August 29, the defense filed an advisory with the 31st District Court of Gray County with the mitochondrial analysis as well as the report on the evidence. A hearing was subsequently scheduled for February 2014.https://issuu.com/justice4hank/docs/dna20130402
On April 1, 2013, the Attorney General's Office and the defense signed an agreement on mitochondrial DNA testing. These will be performed by a private laboratory and will be paid by Hank's defense fund.