Daily Archives: November 27, 2012

Thirsty Lacey armed robbery suspect ID’d after leaving DNA on victim’s straw

Washington State
A suspect who couldn’t help himself from drinking his victim’s smoothie as they sat in the victim’s vehicle during a 2011 armed robbery at gunpoint was recently identified by Lacey police due to DNA left on the straw.

Army hero’s fiancee wins DNA battle

A young mother has won her fight to prove her fiancé fathered their daughter before he was killed in Afghanistan.
Emma Hickman, 19, who was engaged to Private Daniel Wade, struggled to officially name him as the father of five-month-old Lexie-Mai because of a legal wrangle over his DNA.

Identigene Offering Free DNA Laboratory Processing to Licensed Social Workers

Identigene supports social workers and their role in helping children and families realize a better future. The Kids Deserve to be Liked program enables a social worker to provide a client with free laboratory processing for a DNA paternity test. The offer extends through December 31, 2012.

Legislators visit Marshall forensic science center

November 27, 2012 · Nearly 25 state legislators from around the state paid a visit to the Marshall University Forensic Science Center Monday morning.