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What to know about the Hulu series on Oklahoma's Girl Scout Murders 'Keeper of the Ashes'

Yahoo Daily News 23 May 2022
The documentary also will chronicle how Oklahoma investigators recently reopened the case and used the latest forensic technology to comb through the evidence left behind ... The Girl Scout Murders took place nearly a decade before authorities began using DNA testing in forensic science.
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Postmortem unable to establish how man who ‘moved quietly’ through life died

The Irish Times 23 May 2022
A report by Dr Stephen Clifford of Forensic Science Ireland said Mr Corrigan’s identity was established in June 2020 by matching a DNA sample provided by his late mother, Hannah Corrigan, in 2015 ... Garda Niall Freaney said 54 human bones were recovered from the scene but forensic ...
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Advances in DNA – a detective's best friend

Herald-Standard 20 May 2022
Advances in crime-fighting DNA science seem to be occurring at warp speed, so fast that some are waving red warning flags ... Over the years, new scientific capabilities have been added to this remarkable forensic science ... Critics of DNA science warn about breach-of-privacy issues that arise when samples are taken from innocent people.
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Police arrest man wanted for a 20-year crime spree

Taipei Times 20 May 2022
Investigators started to connect what they had thought were unrelated cases after upgrades to the Criminal Investigation Bureau’s Forensic Science Center in 2018 helped police link DNA and fingerprint data from various cases in national databases to Tu, Fan said.
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Kristin Chenoweth appears in docuseries marking Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders anniversary

Yahoo Daily News 18 May 2022
The documentary also will chronicle how Oklahoma investigators recently reopened the case and used the latest forensic technology to comb through the evidence left behind.Story continues ... The Girl Scout Murders took place nearly a decade before authorities began using DNA testing in forensic science.
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Rapist who killed woman found tied up in lake convicted 35 years later

Belfast Telegraph 17 May 2022
“I’m sorry that it took so long to bring Robertson before the court, but we’ve only been able to do that as a result of advancements in forensic science ... Senior Crown Prosecutor Robbie Weber, of the Crown Prosecution Service, hailed advances in forensic science leading to “new compelling DNA evidence clearly linking Robertson to both crimes”.
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Mundka tragedy: Delhi Police gets one-day custody of building, business owners

The Times of India 17 May 2022
NEW DELHI ... "More than 100 exhibits have been received by the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).We have formed multiple teams for DNA examination...Now that we have received the samples, we are proceeding with the entire process of DNA profiling ... DNA sampling generally takes about one to two weeks ... Looking for Something?. Start a Conversation. .
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DNA breakthrough sees Bristol man jailed after 'horrific' sexual assault in Sheffield

ITV 17 May 2022
Raymond Ellis chased his teenage victim before dragging her along a passageway behind Skinnerthorpe Road in Sheffield and assaulting her ... It took 33 years for police to track him down after advances to forensic science enabled investigators to match his DNA to a sample taken from the leather jacket the victim was wearing at the time ... .
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Mundka fire: Building owner ‘may have used fake documents’

Indian Express 17 May 2022
Police said they will also collect blood samples of the Goel brothers to proceed with the DNA profiling test at Forensic Science Laboratory, Rohini ... Bodies charred beyond recognition, forensic lab has tough task at handHarrowing last calls to kin.
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OP-ED: Advances in DNA – a detective's best friend

Observer-Reporter 16 May 2022
Advances in crime-fighting DNA science seem to be occurring at warp speed, so fast that some are waving red warning flags ... Over the years, new scientific capabilities have been added to this remarkable forensic science ... Critics of DNA science warn about breach-of-privacy issues that arise when samples are taken from innocent people.
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New York DNA measure touted as key to justice for violent cold cases

The Post-Star 13 May 2022
ALBANY — While the first breakthroughs in the science of using genetic material to solve crimes happened more than 30 years ago, police in New York are now severely limited in what they can do with DNA evidence ... of Criminal Justice Services and the Commission on Forensic Science.
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Can Forensic Science Be Trusted?

The Atlantic 12 May 2022
The case is ongoing.) Forensic science, which drives the plots of movies and television shows, is accorded great respect by the public ... What’s more, although some forensic disciplines, such as DNA analysis, are reliable, others have been shown to have serious limitations ... Taking its place was the Houston Forensic Science Center.
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DAs, lawmakers defend DNA tool as crime-solving necessity

The Daily Star 12 May 2022
ALBANY — While the first breakthroughs in the science of using genetic material to solve crimes happened more than 30 years ago, police in New York are now strictly limited in what they can do with DNA evidence ... of Criminal Justice Services and the Commission on Forensic Science.
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GOP call for Albany Dems to let police use ‘familial DNA’ on cold cases

New York Post 12 May 2022
Familial DNA is best known for helping locate a suspect in the infamous case of the Golden State Killer ... NYPD linked Westchester man to 1999 murder of Bronx teen with family DNA ... An appellate court ruling last week invalidated rules adopted in 2017 by the state Commission on Forensic Science that allowed the use of familial DNA.
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Two arrested after gardaí seize €400,000 worth of drugs in east Cork

The Irish Times 10 May 2022
The drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland in Dublin for analysis while the car was seized and will be forensically examined by garda technical experts for DNA and fingerprint evidence ... .

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