Bitemarks linked to child abuse arrest

(Note: Regardless of all the digital artwork,  measurements seen in this case are not accurate for biter “matching”)

The prevalance of bitemark injuries brought forth  in child abuse investigations and prosecutions has never been disputed but they have been as so far can still be misused in courts. The problems with bitemarks occur when some dentist thinks they are as good as fingerprints. Or the dentist is allowed to guess who did the biting with some help from the police.

http://www.journalnow.com/news/crime/report-mother-says–year-old-s-bruises-not-caused/article_b0083409-d979-511b-ac56-1993b8f22728.html

About csidds

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