Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

FDLE: DNA evidence solves Taylor Co. cold case


WTXL Florida
PERRY, Fla. – Kenneth L. Knight, 52, is pleading guilty to the Feb. 18, 1988 murder of an Indiana woman after DNA linked him to the homicide, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Do You Live in a Rapist-Friendly State? (Yes, There Is Such a Thing.)


Huffington Post
Hitting the lottery once in a lifetime will never happen to most of us, but Brian Brockington just hit the criminal justice system jackpot, not once, not twice, but three times. DNA evidence has linked him to three sexual assaults, but lucky old Brian will soon be released from prison without ever serving a single day for any of the assaults in question.

Oetzi the Iceman’s nuclear genome gives new insights

BBC News
New clues have emerged in what could be described as the world’s oldest murder case: that of Oetzi the “Iceman”, whose 5,300-year-old body was discovered frozen in the Italian Alps in 1991.