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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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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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