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Man’s murder confession spurred by DNA phenotyping mug shot
This case deserves a closer look. Parabon DNA lab did the testing. The method of developing physical traits from DNA samples is a burgeoning business. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/nov/18/ryan-riggs-texas-man-confesses-murder-dna-image/ More discussion on the issues involving these genetic mug shots from the ACLU (American … Continue reading
Genetic phenotyping described as an “identification” in Jogger Murder case.
The phenotyping part isn’t an ‘identification.’ Suspect in Mass. Jogger Killing Caught by Advanced DNA, License Plate Number Written on Detective’s Hand.