Daily Archives: June 6, 2014

Bosnian floods unearth mass graves

bosnia1Last month’s devastating Balkans floods unearthed two mass graves containing the remains of nine Muslims killed during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, a missing person’s organisation said on Friday.

Tuam children’s bodies: Catholic Church ‘has no records’

Unmarked graveThe remains were in a disused concrete septic tank at the County Galway home. The children, aged between two days and nine years, died between 1925 and 1961.
The grave in Tuam was found nearly 40 years ago, but was initially thought to be from the 1850s famine.

Forensic experts link DNA at crime scene to man accused of murdering family

GATCPONTIAC- An abbreviated third day of testimony Thursday in the Lakshminivasa Nerusu triple murder trial saw forensic experts tie the defendant to footprints and blood stains at the crime scene.

A look inside Harris County’s evidence locker room

Evidence3HOUSTON (KTRK) — Over the years, Houston has had some shocking murder cases. After the case is tried, all that evidence gets locked up in Harris County’s evidence room.
Not a lot of people get to come into the evidence room which is located in downtown Houston. At first glance, a lot of stuff looks like something you may find in your garage. But it’s more than that. Everything inside is from a real crime scene.

First migration of farmers revealed by ancient human DNA

ancient farmersThe clues of the origins of modern society have been revealed through research conducted by LJMU’s Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology, Dr Eva Fernández-Domínguez, together with co-authors from four Spanish institutions, who have analysed the ancient human DNA of the first Near Eastern farmers.