Daily Archives: August 4, 2015

Down to a science: Beaufort County DNA lab increases efficiency after 5 years

helix9After binding a jewelry store’s employees with duct tape last May, two armed robbers drove away from Tanger 1 Outlets with a massive haul.
In their getaway car was merchandise worth more than $800,000 from Bluffton’s Kay Jewelers, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said.
One of the robbers, though, left something just as valuable for investigators — his DNA.

Sorenson Forensics Provides Advanced DNA Testing of Rape Kits for TNT’s Real-Life Crime Show …

helix10SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sorenson Forensics, which has participated for the past three years as the primary provider of DNA testing for TNT’s real-life crime series Cold Justice, will now extend its partnership with producers Magical Elves and Wolf Reality for eight episodes of the spinoff series Cold Justice: Sex Crimes. Sorenson Forensics has provided advanced laboratory services for both series, processing DNA and dozens of rape kits using comprehensive forensics tests for various local law enforcement agencies.