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Burnt torso: science, police work paints picture of victim

Brisbane Times Marissa Calligeros 17 April 2014

Detectives are relying on medical science to identify a man whose burnt, dismembered torso was found on the side of a rural Queensland last year.  60 more words

Forensic Pathology

The husband of murdered woman Joan Ryther lends support to sexual assault hospital SAFE room

Quest Newspapers Heidi Braithwaite 17 April 2014

Spearheading the establishment of the room, clinical nurse Kym Bidgood said the DNA decontaminated space was protected and provided a way for medical staff to improve the journey for sexual assault survivors who presented at the Emergency Department while also helping with the preservation of forensic evidence for police.

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Clinical Forensic Medicine

No retrial in Holland murder case

SBS AAP 11 Apr 2014

The man acquitted of murdering Queensland schoolgirl Leanne Holland won’t face a retrial.
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie made the announcement on Friday following a review of all the evidence against Graham Stafford, who was jailed for the 1991 murder of the 12-year-old. 188 more words

Forensic Pathology

Police working to solve riddle of double Murwillumbah stabbing

Gold Coast Bulletin Mackenzie Ravn and Melanie Petrinec April 10, 2014

POLICE are working to solve the riddle of how a man came to be stabbed in the eye and another seriously injured ­during a knife attack at Murwillumbah. 28 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

New age for crime fighters

West Australian Gabrielle Knowles 6 April 2014

Recent forensic advances provide real hope that old crimes may now be solved.  Since teenager Hayley Dodd vanished 14 years ago, there have been big developments in the science to find and analyse DNA, fingerprints, blood and other forensic evidence.

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Forensic Pathology

Pets Helping Solve Crimes with UC Davis Veterinarian Forensic Lab

Noozhawk Diane Dimond 5 April 2014

The work product that comes out of the Veterinarian Forensic Lab at UC Davis is important, and it has changed the way crimes are investigated and prosecuted worldwide. 56 more words

Forensic DNA