It’s been over 30 years since Argentina emerged from a military dictatorship that devolved into a “Dirty War.” But even now, reports UPI’s Andrew V. Pestano, Argentinian women whose babies were abducted under the military junta are looking for their children. And they have added a powerful tool to their quest to find the missing: DNA.
Daily Archives: September 7, 2015
Sorenson Forensics, under contract by the Michigan State Police, recently helped reduce a significant stockpile of unsubmitted sexual assault evidence kits from the city of Detroit. Sorenson used advanced DNA testing to process 4,055 kits over 24 months.
After they were wrongfully convicted for the murder of an 11-year-old girl and subsequently forced to spend over 30 years in prison, 51-year-old Henry McCollum and his 47-year-old half-brother Leon Brown have been freed and compensated for the life-changing mistake.
MILAN — Adal Neguse, an Eritrean immigrant whose brother drowned in a smuggler’s boat while trying to reach Italy in 2013, knows all too well what might be in store for the relatives of those dying now in similar accidents in the Mediterranean.