Daily Archives: June 28, 2011

Use of Prior Odds for Missing Persons Identifications


Author: Bruce BudowleJianye GeRanajit ChakrabortyHarrell Gill-King
Credits/Source: Investigative Genetics 2011, 2:15

Identification of missing persons from mass disasters is based on evaluation of a number of variables and observations regarding the combination of features derived from these variables…

Jewish bodies found in medieval well in Norwich

BBC News
The remains of 17 bodies found at the bottom of a medieval well in England could have been victims of persecution, new evidence has suggested.

Monumental Reason #1 to attend ISHI

Attend the 22nd International Symposium on Human Identification October 3–6, 2011 in National Harbor, MD. This year’s meeting will feature talks on forensic DNA phenotyping, interesting cases, the latest technologies and more. Visit http://www.ishinews.com for more details.

New Technology Heating Up Cold Case


NBC
Jane Doe depiction released by New Britain police in 1991. The FBI is now working on a more accurate likeness based on the victim’s skull and DNA profile.