Category Archives: human identification

Forensics: #NamUs Selects Othram as a Forensic Genetic Genealogy Partner

Great news! Im very proud to be able to assist NamUs with Missing and Unidentified cases. September 27, 2022 — Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, and the National Missing and — Read on http://www.prweb.com/releases/2022/9/prweb18921844.htm

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Forensics: Kudos to Amy at NamUS!! Governor signs NamUS bill into law

HARRISBURG — State police are now required to turn over DNA samples of missing persons and unidentified decedents to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUS), thanks to two — Read on http://www.dailyitem.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: ‘The numbers kept going’: the forensic office identifying human remains at the border | Mexico |

Amid a shortage of forensic pathologists, Arizona’s Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner has identified thousands of those who lost their lives in the Borderlands This piece is co-published with High Country News — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/19/arizona-migrants-remains-border-forensics

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Forensics: Woman whose rape DNA led to her arrest sues San Francisco

A rape victim whose DNA from her sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime on Monday filed a lawsuit against the city. — Read on m.startribune.com/woman-whose-rape-dna-led-to-her-arrest-sues-san-francisco/600206222/

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Forensics: The World’s Largest Experiment Simulating Dead Bodies in Suitcases Is Underway : ScienceAlert

A crime scene can present itself in any form and size. — Read on http://www.sciencealert.com/the-worlds-largest-experiment-simulating-dead-bodies-in-suitcases-is-underway

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Forensics: 4,400 bodies found each year. Body Found in Trunk of Car Bought at Auction: Police

The vehicle was meant to be checked by a third party before it went to auction, but it slipped by without inspection. — Read on http://www.newsweek.com/body-found-trunk-car-bought-auction-1732775

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Forensics: Native Repatriation Money. MU Museum of Anthropology awarded $100,000 grant to identify Native American remains

MU researchers have been awarded a $100,000 grant to work with Missouri’s Native American tribes to identify ancestral remains that belong to them. — Read on http://www.kbia.org/2022-08-09/mu-museum-of-anthropology-awarded-100-000-grant-to-identify-native-american-remains

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Forensics: A past center for racist and bogus research, an Ivy League university set to rebury skulls of Black people kept for centuries

University of Pennsylvania houses remains at Penn Museum, where they form a collection once used to justify white supremacy — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/07/us-university-plans-repatriation-black-american-remains

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Forensics: # NamUS needs funding! Families concern for Missing in Colorado plan Event for August 13, 2022

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will host the Missing in Colorado event at the Lowry Conference Center (1061 Akron Way, Bldg. 697, Denver, CO), — Read on arkvalleyvoice.com/missing-in-colorado-event-slated-for-august-13-2022/

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Forerensicd: Body of man tortured by Russians found in Bucha district police

VALENTYNA ROMANENKO – SUNDAY, 31 JULY 2022, 14:19 The body of a civilian tortured by aggressors was found in the Bucha district of Kyiv Oblast. Source: Kyiv Oblast police Quote from Andriy Niebytov, Chief of Kyiv Oblast Police: “The body … Continue reading

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