Daily Archives: February 25, 2014

Keynote Announced for ISHI 25

ISHI ArizonaDon’t miss John Douglas’ presentation of “Mind Hunter: The Real-Life Silence of the Lambs”. The model for the Scott Glenn character in The Silence of the Lambs, and the original choice to play the role, Douglas is the man who ushered in a new age of criminal profiling.
There’s still time for you to be added to the program. Submit an interesting case or oral talk proposal by June 3. Poster abstracts are due by August 1. Find the details at: www.ishinews.com
Deadlines:
• Oral Abstracts: June 3
• Interesting Cases: June 3
• Scientific Posters: August 1
Visit www.ishinews.com for more information on ISHI 25 and the abstract submission process.

Bode Technology to Perform DNA Analysis on Backlogged Rape Kits

DNA Image1LORTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Bode Technology Group, Inc. (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA services, announced today sexual assault kits (rape kits) from the Alameda County rape kit backlog were shipped to Bode for DNA analysis under a multi-agency collaboration.

Skull brought up in crab pot sent to FBI

crabpotA skull found in a crab pot off the coast of Westport on Friday has been sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for DNA analysis, Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Dave Pimentel said Monday.

Florida police crack 23-year-old strangulation case with DNA testing

Cold case BrowardAuthorities in Florida say they’ve solved the 23-year-old strangulation death of woman in Broward County and linked the crime to a convicted killer who was executed in 2011 for a triple murder.