Daily Archives: October 29, 2010

Sexual Assault Kit Evidence: An Action Research Project

National Institute of Justice
NIJ has issued a solicitation, Strategic Approaches to Sexual Assault Kit Evidence: An Action Research Projects, to identify solutions to the nationwide problem of untested evidence in sexual assault cases.

AUSTIN: 35-year-old cold case re-opened

Austin Online
Who is she?
This question has crossed the mind of Austin County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Dennis King nearly every day for over 35 years.

World War II airman buried 67 years after death

Mercury News/Associated Press
RIVERSIDE, Calif.—A World War II airman has been buried in California 67 years after his bomber crashed on a southwest Pacific island.
B-24 tail gunner Claude “Bud” Ray’s whereabouts were a mystery for six decades, then a New Guinea villager found the wreckage in the jungle seven years ago. Army investigators identified him this year through DNA analysis.

Presumed body of legendary bandit Salvatore Giuliano exhumed in Sicily

Canada East/Associated Press
ROME – Authorities in Sicily exhumed the presumed body of a legendary Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano in an attempt to put to rest doubts that the corpse isn’t that of the outlaw who terrorized the island’s countryside in the 1940s.