Category Archives: missing persons

NAMUS: Justice Department boosts efforts to solve American Indian and Alaska Native Missing Person and Unidentified Remains Cases

Justice Department boosts efforts to solve American Indian and Alaska Native Missing Person and Unidentified Remains Cases – The Cherokee One Feather — Read on theonefeather.com/2021/11/23/justice-department-boosts-efforts-to-solve-american-indian-and-alaska-native-missing-person-and-unidentified-remains-cases/

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Forensics: Cook County Board Approves Rapid DNA System for Medical Examiner’s Office

90 minute processing for an ID. Old lab took 8 months. Cook County Board Approves Rapid DNA System for Medical Examiner’s Office (Cook County, IL) – The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding [Thursday] for a rapid DNA system … Continue reading

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Forensics: Gabby Petitio’s Dad: “Other Missings Deserve the Same Attention.” @NAMUSInfo

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Forensics: Native American children’s remains returned from boarding school

Remains of children from the Rosebud Sioux tribe returned home in emotional ceremonies held in Yankton and Whetstone Landing, about two hours from Iowa. — Read on amp.desmoinesregister.com/amp/8001971002

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Forensics: Racist? Repatriating enslaved human remains. MOVE Bombing Remains Scandal Shows Enduring Racism in Anthropology

The remains of two victims of the MOVE bombing were improperly kept for decades — part of a long history of racism and colonialism in the field of anthropology. — Read on http://www.teenvogue.com/story/move-bombing-remains-anthropology/amp

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Forensics: Body of missing Navajo Army veteran found | Indian Country Today

Missing Native women rates are an epidemic. https://www.hcn.org/issues/53.6/indigenous-affairs-justice-tribes-unveil-landmark-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-person-response Body of missing Navajo Army veteran found | Indian Country Today — Read on indiancountrytoday.com/.amp/news/body-of-missing-navajo-army-veteran-found

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Forensics: Tulsa Massacre Update. Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave

Forensic Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave Search At Oaklawn — Read on http://www.news9.com/story/60d26d8dcde7490bbc57e2d7/forensic-team-analyzing-17-individuals-so-far-in-mass-grave-search-at-oaklawn

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Forensics: INTERPOL unveils new global database to identify missing persons through family DNA

Using cutting-edge technology, I-Familia can help police close cold cases and families to rebuild their lives. — Read on http://www.interpol.int/News-and-Events/News/2021/INTERPOL-unveils-new-global-database-to-identify-missing-persons-through-family-DNA

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Forensic anthropologist helps police investigate bones found in Casco shed

Maine State Police detectives continue to investigate the recent discovery of skeletal remains in Casco, a process that includes a forensic anthropologist Marcella Sorg who could help uncover clues about the person’s identification. — Read on http://www.unionleader.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: Looking at Bones. An Eagle’s Skull – The Anatomy Lab

Ouch. An Eagle’s Skull – The Anatomy Lab surgeonshallmuseums.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/an-eagles-skull/amp/

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