Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Skeletal Remains Found in Search For Natalee Holloway’s Body Do Not Belong to Her

Human bone fragments found in Aruba that were suspected to be those of Natalee Holloway do not belong to the dead American teenager.
Dr. Jason Kolowski, a forensic scientist leading the testing and interpretation of the results, told Oxygen Monday that tests on the fragments came back negative. The fragments did not belong to Natalee, whose body has never been found.

Deputy director of state crime lab appointed to lead the agency

The deputy director of the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory Bureau has been appointed to lead the agency.
Nicole Roehm, who has been with the state Department of Justice for 10 years, will become the director of the crime lab after former director Jana Champion retired. Roehm has previously worked in the DNA analysis unit as a forensic scientist and supervisor.

Battling the backlog: More than 1,100 potentially untested and unsolved sexual assault kits in KC

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – More than 1,000 potentially untested sexual assault kits are on an evidence room shelf here in Kern County.
Some of those sexual assault kits date back nearly 40 years.