#Forensics – Body part snatchers in Norway, faked DNA results in Houston, and more…

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Shades of Burke and Hare in 1800  Edinburgh. Body snatching in Norway. Or maybe its “body part” snatching.” Researchers removed organs from 1,000 dead Norwegians without consent http://tinyurl.com/oz3o7u8  via @allvoices

Criminals leave no prints behind. Over 30,000 PA suspects and felons unrecorded by police chiefs.  

Brooklyn DA Thompson Confirms Ex-Prosecutor Hynes Shredded Documents 

San Jose case casts doubts on DNA evidence. Cross contamination from paramedics at scene. 

Inside a crime lab. Report: Lab tech knew procedures weren’t heeded 

The sad saga of Ernest Cloud. The Louisiana Supreme Court issues another horrendous ruling. Thank you Andrew Cohen.

Funds Help Baby Blown Up In Crib By Grenade Hurled By SWAT Team

Massachusetts SWAT Teams Claim They’re Private Corporations To Get Out Of Transparency Requests 

With a history of crime lab mismanagement, this may be the wrong guy to promote. 

LA; Lawyers say man freed after wrongful conviction is tip of the iceberg. Innocence Project New Orleans  has 4000 applications needing help. 

Ex-crime lab analyst told Houston lab colleagues of wrongdoing 

Time for the bite investigators. Some Photoshop reel gud. 

Private lab may have mixed up 100s of DWI samples. “People do make mistakes, but….seems a little bit more systemic,” 

Another $40 million wrongful conviction settlement. This time in Illinois. Again. 

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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