Category Archives: missing persons

Forensics: Law enforcement in Bay Area, across country bring attention to cold cases on ‘National Missing Person Day’

It is National Missing Person Day, a time when officers in the U.S. will be highlighting unsolved cases in hopes of finding people’s loved ones – or at the very least, bringing them closure. — Read on http://www.fox13news.com/news/law-enforcement-across-country-remind-community-of-cold-cases-on-national-missing-person-day

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Forensics: Another #NamUS case. Cowlitz County John Doe (2020) is Identified

Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office Partners with Othram to Identify a Man Found in 2020 — Read on dnasolves.com/articles/cowlitz-county-jade-david-feigert/

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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: 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: WA state. While many were found, work remains to protect Indigenous people

There are 23 missing Indigenous people across King County. — Read on http://www.kentreporter.com/news/while-many-were-found-work-remains-to-protect-indigenous-people/

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Forensics: Resource challenges impact post-mortems as bodies pile up from murders, accidents | Jamaica

For 400 metres, the sight was pure horror. Chunks of human flesh, mangled, torn and pasted on the asphalt with blood that had gone muddy, littered the St Catherine leg of the North/South Highway. Initial reports were that the victim, … Continue reading

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Forensics: #NamUs. 65% of unknowns are POC. Texas man killed and dumped in Saginaw River in 1973 finally identified via DNA evidence

Texas man killed and dumped in Saginaw River in 1973 finally identified via DNA evidence – mlive.com — Read on http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw-bay-city/2023/01/texas-man-killed-and-dumped-in-saginaw-river-in-1973-finally-identified-via-dna-evidence.html

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NamUS: Remains ID’ed as woman missing for decades.

Remains found in 2008 were identified as those of Daisy Mae Tallman who went missing in Yakima County in 1987, Washington officials said. — Read on http://www.sunherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article270761112.html

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Forensics: DNA geneaology case needs more funding. Who is Middlesex County John Doe #NamUS is helping.

Connecticut Office of Chief Medical Examiner and Othram Team to Identify 2021 John Doe — Read on dnasolves.com/articles/middlesex-county-john-doe-2021/

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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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