Category Archives: missing persons

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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Forensics: App created by Clemson researcher uses photos of dead bodies, roadkill to help forensic teams determine time of death | Clemson University News and Stories, South Carolina

Im not sure about the “near instant” part. A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows … Continue reading

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Missing in America: California’s premier Unidentified Persons Unit

US Stats: 4,000 unknown human bodies found each year. >1000 remain unidentified after one year. >40,000 human remains exist as ‘unidentified’ in the US. Missing person reports in CA now at 20,000. Unknown bodies in CA exceed 3,000. I recently … Continue reading

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Forensic Anthro in Central Park

Professor Angelique Corthals of the Department of Sciences set up a crime scene in the composting area of the park near the 102nd street entrance after receiving a permit from the Central Park Conservancy to perform the exercise. “The permit process took … Continue reading

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