Category Archives: DNA profiling

Forensics: How a local ME agency uses the NAMUS system for its unknown persons. District Six Medical Examiner – Unidentified Persons

District Six Medical Examiner – Unidentified Persons — Read on http://www.pinellascounty.org/forensics/me_unidentified.htm

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Forensics: Genealogy DNA. Remains, found in Lincoln, identified more than 9 years later

The case began when a Talladega County deputy and a reserve officer working at the Racetrack during race week located human remains behind an abandoned house on Allred Road. — Read on http://www.wsfa.com/2022/01/14/remains-found-lincoln-identified-more-than-9-years-later/

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Forensics: Genealogy DNA. Oak Ridge turns to DNA testing to solve ‘Baby Wyatt Doe’ case | wbir.com

The city of Oak Ridge approved a measure on Monday to accept a more than $5,000 grant in hopes of identifying a newborn baby boy found dead in Melton Lake in 2020. — Read on http://www.wbir.com/article/news/local/oak-ridge-receives-grant-for-dna-testing-in-baby-wyatt-doe-case/51-ead00789-8159-4e37-a9e1-f99a4e08f709

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Forensics: Genetic Genealogy: DNA evidence brings closure to Klamath County cold case | KMVU Fox 26 Medford

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – Family members of two people who were found dead in rural Klamath County over four decades ago may finally have some closure. In late September of 1978, Cynthia Frayer and Kirk Wiseman were hitchhiking from Eugene … Continue reading

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Forensic mystery: Oklahoma lab determining if purse is linked to notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde Barrow.

UCO’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute has teamed up with the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum to tackle a mystery involving one of the nation’s most notorious outlaws. — Read on kfor.com/news/local/forensic-mystery-oklahoma-lab-determining-if-purse-is-linked-to-notorious-outlaw/

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Forensics: Despite OK denying reparations: Remains of 1921 Tulsa Massacre to be identified at DNA lab.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It was a story from her great-aunt that stayed with Jeanetta Williams. Williams, the head of the NAACP, Salt Lake branch grew up in Oklahoma and her great-aunt was a child in 1921. Back then, … Continue reading

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Forensics: Go Bode Lab!!Officials seek information after human remains identified in Bensalem Township 1995 cold case

The skeletal remains of a woman who was found in 1995 have been identified, according to the Bensalem Township Police Department.  — Read on http://www.fox29.com/news/skeletal-remains-of-woman-identified-in-bensalem-twp-1995-cold-case

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Forensics: DNA helps solve 1979 killing of Las Vegas teenager

Forty-two years after Las Vegas teenager Kim Bryant was sexually assaulted and murdered, police say that DNA evidence has identified her killer. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/dna-helps-solve-1979-killing-las-vegas-teenager-rcna7024

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Forensics: Go Chris P. and Brandon G! Problems in San Diego crime lab come to light in audits and internal documents

This lab would not pass muster by a vetinerary care agency. Why are substandard practices in police crime labs ignored? Years of audits and internal reports document problems at the county crime lab. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-11-21/security-san-diego-crime-lab

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Forensics: Genealogical DNA. He was evil’: Daughter of killer in 62-year-old cold case helps detectives solve it

‘He was evil’: Daughter of killer in 62-year-old cold case helps detectives solve it – KXLY — Read on http://www.kxly.com/the-daughter-of-killer-in-62-year-old-cold-case-speaks-to-spokane-police/

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