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Forensics: NamUS case. Cellastine Wade, 18: Missing From New Jersey Since 1968

Very little is known about Cellastine Wade and there hasn’t even been an exact date given of when she vanished from New Jersey in 1968. — Read on ourblackgirls.com/2022/05/08/cellastine-wade-18-missing-from-new-jersey-since-1968/

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Forensics: Drought levels at Lake Mead. Human skeletal remains found at a Las Vegas lake one week after a body was found in a barrel

The National Park Service reported human skeletal remains discovered in Lake Mead National Recreational Area Saturday afternoon. — Read on http://www.kwqc.com/2022/05/08/human-skeletal-remains-found-las-vegas-lake-one-week-after-body-was-found-barrel/

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Forensics: Utterly stupid and biased. Virginia lawmakers vote to roll back open records reform. Cops keep control of conviction records.

Virginia lawmakers have passed a measure that would undo a recent reform intended to expand public access to certain law enforcement files in closed criminal investigations — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/virginia-lawmakers-vote-to-roll-back-open-records-reform/2022/03/12/68ba698e-a254-11ec-9438-255709b6cddc_story.html

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Forensics: Underfunded Mexico’s efforts in face of nearly 100,000 missing

These numbers are staggering. 50K unidentified. Mexico’s efforts paltry in face of nearly 100,000 missing | Courthouse News Service — Read on http://www.courthousenews.com/mexicos-efforts-paltry-in-face-of-nearly-100000-missing/

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Forensics: Genealogy DNA. Remains, found in Lincoln, identified more than 9 years later

The case began when a Talladega County deputy and a reserve officer working at the Racetrack during race week located human remains behind an abandoned house on Allred Road. — Read on http://www.wsfa.com/2022/01/14/remains-found-lincoln-identified-more-than-9-years-later/

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Forensics: Police planting drugs leads to Exonerations tied to corrupt Chicago Police Officer Ronald Watts

Hundreds of cases!! What might be Cook County’s largest mass exoneration comes after 87 people already had convictions connected to former Sgt. Ronald Watts tossed. — Read on http://www.wbez.org/stories/exonerations-tied-to-corrupt-chicago-police-officer-ronald-watts/b75e9a7b-9a75-4412-9b00-4e1a664b6da6

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Forensics: Identifying gaps and improving investigation of fatal elder abuse and/or neglect – Drake – – Journal of Forensic Sciences

Identifying gaps and improving investigation of fatal elder abuse and/or neglect – Drake – – Journal of Forensic Sciences – Wiley Online Library — Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1556-4029.14884

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Forensics: 2 out of 50 states. Illinois to permanently establish Forensic Science Commission

The official legislative site of the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus — Read on illinoissenatedemocrats.com/caucus-news/45-senator-patricia-van-pelt-news/2977-illinois-to-permanently-establish-forensic-science-commission

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Forensics: After flubbing a massive loss of Dallas police evidence, city manager reveals new policies

How’s that for a chain of custody violation? City manager runs the police database? After electronic evidence went missing in the spring, Broadnax vows to inform people sooner and implements more protections for transferring data. — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/08/16/dallas-city-manager-tc-broadnax-admits-he-could-have-communicated-better-about-deleted-police-data/

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Anthropology: Kleinfelters XXY Syndrome. Weapon grave of Suontaka, Hattula in Finland reveals flexible gender roles in the early Middle Ages

Weapon grave of Suontaka, Hattula in Finland reveals flexible gender roles in the early Middle Ages – The Archaeology News Network — Read on archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2021/07/weapon-grave-of-suontaka-hattula-in.html

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