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Genetic Genealogy technology helped identify Northwestern Arizona

Officials with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office say they now have the identity of a woman who was found dead in a rural part of the Northwestern Arizona county decades ago. According to a statement released on Jan. 24, the woman’s body was found in a desert area near a dirt road about 2.2 miles […]

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Automotive

Quarter of drivers can’t identify what’s under a car’s bonnet

More than a quarter of drivers aren’t able to identify what is under their car’s bonnet, a new survey has revealed. The findings also discovered that over a third of drivers aren’t able to top up their vehicle’s screenwash, while one in five can’t identify the dipstick used to check oil levels. Breakdown assistance provider […]

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Can You Help Identify the Luce County John Doe? – 9 & 10 News

On Oct. 24, 1987, bird hunters found human remains in a remote wooded area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Classified as a homicide, the cause and manner of death is undetermined. And 36 years later, the victim, “Luce County John Doe,” remains unidentified. Michigan State Police in alliance with the DNA Doe Project (DDP) continue seeking […]

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Canada

Police identify man killed in alleged ‘swarming’ attack by 8 teen

Police have identified a man killed in an alleged “swarming” attack by eight teenage girls in Toronto last month as Ken Lee. Lee, 59, was pronounced dead in hospital after he was allegedly beaten and stabbed by the group of girls outside a downtown shelter in the early morning hours of Dec. 18, 2022.  Investigators said at the time […]

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Celebrities

Try To Identify 15/15 Of These Famous Historical Women

Try To Identify All Of These Famous Historical Women I love a little history trivia from time to time, and what better way to reflect on women’s achievements over the years than by testing our knowledge?! Am I right? Which other historical woman stands out for you and why?! Source link

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MSP identify man who was found floating in Saginaw river after

ZILWAUKEE TWP. (WWJ) – Michigan State Police investigators have identified a murder victim found floating in the Saginaw River nearly 50 years ago, thanks to the use of genetic genealogy. In March 1973 a fisherman found the body floating in the river near M-13 in Zilwaukee Township. But with no ID present, attempts to put […]

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Public genealogy database may have helped police identify Idaho

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — As 28-year-old Bryan Kohberger awaits extradition to Idaho to face murder charges, questions are mounting about how police were able to name their suspect in the high-profile quadruple murder. Sources tell ABC News that a DNA sample and a public genealogy database may have played a role in identifying Kohberger in Pennsylvania. […]

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Genealogists able to identify Bryan Kohberger as Idaho murder

A source close to the Idaho student murders investigation says it only took genetic genealogists a matter of days to identify Bryan Kohberger as the suspect.According to one expert, genealogy, while often used to solve cold cases such as the Golden State Killer, has never been used in a real-time, ongoing investigation to lead police […]

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Investigators work to identify Starks Jane Doe

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Who was she, what happened to her? Calcasieu Sheriff’s Department works to identify Starks’ Jane Doe. “In 1997, we discovered a body on the side of the road,” Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory said. 600,000 people go missing each year. It’s estimated 4,400 unidentified bodies are recovered annually according to the […]

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Canada

Volunteers canvas downtown Winnipeg for tips to identify victim

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A grassroots team set out at nine o’clock sharp on New Year’s Day, walking southbound on Main Street, with about 300 posters in hand: “Help us identify Buffalo Woman,” is written in red capital letters. “Who is Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe?”  Darryl Contois and George Robinson led the initiative Sunday, taping posters to […]