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Forensics: 13 years later: Remains of Brittanee Drexel found in South Carolina, suspect charged

Remains found in a wooded area in South Carolina have been confirmed to belong to 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel, according to police. — Read on http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/national/2022/05/16/13-years-later-remains-of-brittanee-drexel-found-in-south-carolina-suspect-charged/

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Forensics: How a local ME agency uses the NAMUS system for its unknown persons. District Six Medical Examiner – Unidentified Persons

District Six Medical Examiner – Unidentified Persons — Read on http://www.pinellascounty.org/forensics/me_unidentified.htm

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The horror of the missing and unidentified focuses on the Mexican Border

There is a few things to be said on this subject here starting with, in my opinion [ along with others connected with Missing Persons investigations], that the number of unidentified human remains in the US are a massive ‘cold … Continue reading

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Ohio ( and most other states ) misses opportunity to find the missing – Forensic Dentistry –

Ohio and other states are not providing everything they can to help families track missing loved ones, according to experts. Full article from Ohio.  Despite the creation of a national database nearly a decade ago to assist in identifications, few … Continue reading

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Upgraded FBI dental system used to discover identities of missing persons @AmerDentalAssn

Somewhat maligned prior to 2004, the dental ID portion of the NCIC (CJIS) Missing and Unidentified program was revamped to a much simpler data entry protocol and search parameters.  Integral to finding names of unknown deceased persons, law enforcement investigators must … Continue reading

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Crime lab event collects missing girl’s family’s DNA. Body later ID’d.

The identification was made based on DNA samples given from family members at the Attorney General’s event to raise awareness for and help loved ones locate missing persons, Never Forgotten: Arkansas Takes Action. http://txktoday.com/news/never-forgotten-event-helps-identify-missing-persons-remains/

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