Category Archives: Forensic Science

Forensics: Blood spatter arguments a big issue. SC v. Alex Murdaugh: Murdaugh Family Murders

Disbarred attorney Alex Murdaugh, 54, is accused of fatally shooting 52-year-old Maggie Murdaugh and 22-year-old Paul Murdaugh, — Read on http://www.courttv.com/news/sc-v-alex-murdaugh-murdaugh-family-murders/

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Forensics: #NamUS works!! Woman found dead in 1971 identified with help of crowdfunded DNA testing; police still looking for killer

It took five days to crowdfund forensic testing for a 52-year-old unsolved homicide, police said. — Read on http://www.cbsnews.com/news/colleen-audrey-rice-found-dead-1971-identified-crowdfunded-dna-testing-police-look-for-suspect/

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Forensics: Another tabloid sensation. Uranium found at Heathrow Airport

Last week there was a flurry of stories about the discovery of uranium in a shipment of scrap metal. In a highly speculative story British tabloid, The Sun mentioned that the uranium could be used to make a “dirty bomb.” … Continue reading

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Forensics: Searchers for missing Oklahoma girl find remains of child

Alysia Adams later told investigators that Ivon Adams beat Athena Brownfield at about midnight Dec. 25, according to an affidavit. — Read on http://www.courttv.com/news/searchers-for-missing-oklahoma-girl-find-remains-of-child/

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Forensics: 2022 Innocence Project Photo Highlights

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Forensics: Idaho Students Murdered: Suspect Arrested in Pennsylvania, Sources Say

A suspect has been arrested in the killings of four University of Idaho students found dead in a home near campus on Nov. 13. Here’s what we know so far. — Read on http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/suspect-in-killings-of-4-university-of-idaho-students-arrested-in-pennsylvania-sources/4020657/

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Forensics: The reasons #NamUS needs more funding in light of new ‘Billy’s Law.’ Hundred of Thousands Missing Persons And Unidentified Cases

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Forensics: Hollywood forensics: Titanic: James Cameron Hires Forensic Expert to Prove Why Jack Had to Die

James Cameron has hired a team of forensic experts to explain that Jack had to die at the end of Titanic, ending the debate once and for all. — Read on collider.com/titanic-james-cameron-proves-jacks-death/

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Forensics: ‘Nightmare’ Warehouse Fire Erases Evidence in Many Unsolved Cases

Lawyers say evidence in cold cases and bids for exoneration disappeared or was ruined when a Police Department storage facility in Brooklyn went up in flames. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/14/nyregion/police-warehouse-fire-evidence.html

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Forensics: #NamUS cases. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is Requesting The Public’s Assistance In Locating Next Of Kin For The Following Deceased Individuals

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is Requesting The Public’s Assistance In Locating Next Of Kin For The Following Deceased Individuals – The Katy News — Read on thekatynews.com/2022/12/14/harris-county-institute-of-forensic-sciences-is-requesting-the-publics-assistance-in-locating-next-of-kin-for-the-following-deceased-individuals-6/

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