Tuesday, December 21, 2010
ABC Nightline recently reported on the serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., aka the Grim Sleeper. The LAPD recently released 180 pictures of women found at the residence of Franklin Jr., in South Los Angeles. The women in the pictures range in age fro ...
Friday, December 17, 2010
Los Angeles Police have released the photos of 160 women who may have been victims of Lonnie Franklin Jr. In July 2010, this serial killer was arrested in South Los Angeles and accused of murdering 10 women between 1985 and 2007.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
The FBI has announced that in September a DNA backlog from more than 295,000 federal prisoners has been eliminated. In addition, new offender samples that are currently being accepted by the laboratory are now being processed and uploaded into the Na ...
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Pasco County Sheriff's deputies in Florida arrested 46-year-old John Wayne Folds on December 14. Prosecutors charged Folds with the murder of Frank T. Kouny in a SeaTac motel in Seattle, Washington on February 15, 1983.
Thursday, December 09, 2010
Phoenix Police announced that cold case detectives matched DNA from a 1999 crime scene to the DNA of Clayton Roinuse, who was already serving a life sentence for a 2002 murder.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
The Irish Office of Public Works announced the construction of a new Forensic Science Laboratory in Backweston which will house the new Irish DNA database scheduled to be launched in June 2011. The Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System Bill, intr ...
Monday, December 06, 2010
In Wisconsin, four detectives are spending a lot of time tracking down offenders who should have provided DNA samples for the state's DNA databank, but somehow never did. A series of audits starting in fall 2009, prompted by the missing DNA of an ac ...
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
The National DNA Data Bank (NDDB) of Canada has recently published their Annual Report 2009 -2010. According to the report, since January 1, 2008, the Convicted Offenders Index has increased by 54 percent, and the Crime Scene Index has increased by ...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Seventeen years ago, on July 4, 1993, a woman was terrorized at a New Orleans intersection by a man who stopped her by firing a bullet through her car window and then drove her to two different locations where he raped her repeatedly.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
A drop of blood at a crime scene can provide a rough estimate of a person's age, helping forensic investigators to draw physical profiles of suspects and victims who leave few other traces behind.
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