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Forensics: # NamUS needs funding! Families concern for Missing in Colorado plan Event for August 13, 2022

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will host the Missing in Colorado event at the Lowry Conference Center (1061 Akron Way, Bldg. 697, Denver, CO), — Read on arkvalleyvoice.com/missing-in-colorado-event-slated-for-august-13-2022/

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Forenscs: #NamUS need funding for this. Two California cold case homicides from 1980s solved with advances in DNA technology

A suspect in two cold case homicides from 1987 and 1989 in Orange County, California, was identified this week due to advances in DNA technology. — Read on http://www.foxnews.com/us/two-california-cold-case-homicides-1980s-solved-advances-dna-technology

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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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#Missing children: Sheriff’s Deputies Searching For At Risk, Missing Teen – CBS Los Angeles

Sheriff’s Deputies Searching For At Risk, Missing Teen – CBS Los Angeles — Read on losangeles.cbslocal.com/2022/01/23/sheriffs-deputies-searching-for-at-risk-missing-teen/

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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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Forensics: Pennsylvania wants to use NAMUS via a New missing person bill that will require national reporting

Only 11 US states mandate the use of the NIJ funded NAMUS database which combines both public access of family info requests and law enforcement missing persons reports. NAMUS is located here: https://namus.nij.ojp.gov/ HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — Pennsylvania currently ranks … Continue reading

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

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/gabby-petito-dad-missing-persons_n_615350cfe4b075408bcf8525

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National tragedy of unidentifieds languishing in Medical Examiner/Coroners lockers.

Dental information contained in this news release about Unknown human remains. The “Earthly Body” title seems interesting.  Note that the burned body was buried and needed exhumation before this information was published. Apparently the remains were found in 2006. Another … 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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