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Posted on March 21, 2016

Cold cases heat up through new approach to identifying remains

Original Post Date: 21/03/2016

In an effort to identify the thousands of John/Jane Doe cold cases in the United States, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher and a team of international collaborators have found a multidisciplinary approach to identifying the remains of missing persons.

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Posted on February 27, 2016

Students take a stab at forensics in Burnaby

Original Post Date: 07/21/2015

Twenty high school students were at BCIT last week, searching for clues after the discovery of two bloodied and lifeless dummies.

The dummies were found lying in the bathrooms of two identical dorm rooms, and the mock crime-scene investigation was the culmination of the technical institute’s popular summer CSI Academy...

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Posted on February 27, 2016

DNA, a match for murder and rape accused Kock

Original Post Date: 09/27/2013

DNA analysis by the British Columbia DNA Laboratory in Vancouver, Canada has strengthened the State’s case against Erwin Kock, the man accused of raping and murdering an elderly woman at Keetmanshoop in October 2008.

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Posted on February 27, 2016

Court to hear closing arguments at murder trial on Thursday

Original Post Date: 11/14/2012

A former soccer coach of the teen accused of stabbing to death Ashlee Hyatt said the girl was a leader on the team, someone other players looked up to.

The coach was one of several character witnesses who testified in the ongoing Kelowna trial Wednesday. The accused is facing a second degree murder charge in the death of Hyatt, then 16, at a Peachland house party on June 2, 2010.

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