Daily Archives: September 26, 2012

Indiana State Police crime labs earn international accreditation

The four crime labs run by the Indiana State Police, including the facility in Lowell, have achieved international accreditation, Indiana State Police announced Wednesday.

Retired Highway of Tears investigator in awe of DNA science that traced suspected killer


Investigators knew to secure the scene for evidence when they found Colleen Rae MacMillen’s body on a logging road about 25 kilometres south of 100 Mile House about a month after she went missing in 1974. They bagged the 16-year-old’s clothes, which were found in the bushes nearby, and sent them to the forensics lab to test for fingerprints, hair and fibres.