Daily Archives: September 14, 2010

Investigators say DNA analysis needed to identify Vladikavkaz suicide bomber

Itar Tass Russia
VLADIKAVKAZ, September 14 (Itar-Tass) — A DNA analysis will be needed to identify the suicide bomber who committed the terrorist act in Vladikavkaz, the North Caucasian republic of North Ossetia, on September 9, a source in investigation agencies told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.

DNA bid to solve 1989 murder

The Herald Scotland
Residents in a Highland community are to be asked to provide DNA samples to help solve a 21-year-old murder mystery.

Recent intelligence has reinforced the police view that there are people in Caol near Fort William who have information that could lead them to the killer of James Hassard.

Inmate, 73, back in Napa to face old murder charge

Times-Standard Northern California
NAPA, Calif.—A 73-year-old Colorado prison inmate is back in Northern California to face charges of fatally stabbing a Napa bar owner 36 years ago.
Authorities say Roy Allen Melanson was booked into Napa County Jail on Saturday after being extradited from Colorado, where he has been serving a life sentence for the murder of another woman.

Forensic techs at NFSTC spin off for-profit business

Tampa Bay Business Journal
The National Forensic Science Technology Center is expanding.

The nonprofit Largo company has created a for-profit spin-off, the Forensic Innovation Center that it says will add 40 jobs paying 150 percent of the average annual wage in Pinellas County.

Katie’s Law Supporters Campaign For Nationwide Passage

NEW MEXICO — Katie’s Law supporters in New Mexico continue to campaign to get a similar law passed across the country.
The New Mexico law requires all violent offenders to give DNA samples to police.