Daily Archives: September 4, 2012

Work resumes on $37.8 million crime lab after month-long delay

BELLEVILLE — Construction on the new police crime lab will resume this week after contractors worked out a method to connect structural steel to meet seismic safety standards, which caused a delay in the work.

Jobs to go at Qld forensic centre

The Queensland government is looking at cutting administrative jobs at the state’s forensic and scientific institute, the John Tonge Centre.

Police Suspect Serial Killers Roamed Denver Streets

DENVER — Cold case detectives have submitted DNA evidence to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, hoping to solve some 38 unsolved murders.

Call for funds to conduct DNA tests on bones found off southeast coast

It is understood the skeletal remains could be those of some of the fishermen whose bodies were never recovered following fishing accidents in the past six years.
The Maggie B sank off Hook Head in March 2006 and skipper Glen Cott and crewman Jan Sankowski were never found.

Using death’s clues to solve life’s mysteries

Dr. Bill Bass opens the long, brown cardboard box, a slender rectangle that could hold long-stemmed roses. The forensic anthropologist reaches in to select a human skull.