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Backpacker murders: Ivan Milat accomplice mystery finally solved

startsat60.news 16 July 2018

“Forensic services retested the hair in Joanne’s right hand, which forensic medicine at Glebe had originally concluded belonged to a man, but the DNA testing showed it consistent to Joanne and that was subsequently corroborated again after being sent to another mob for testing.” 79 more words

Forensic DNA

Update 2: Evade police, Brinsmead

Qld Police Media 12 July 2018

Investigations into the whereabouts of the male driver who fled the scene of a traffic crash at Brinsmead continued overnight. 159 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

'Eerily similar' suspected Indigenous murder cases go cold as police explain away the truth

ABC News Steven Schubert 23 June 2018

The Northern Territory Coroner has been critical of police investigations in the suspicious deaths of indigenous people over several years including the unexplained destruction of forensic evidence. 11 more words

Forensic Pathology

Using bloodstains at crime scenes to determine age of a suspect or victim

EurekAlert American Chemical Society 20-Jun-2018

From the spatter analysis made famous in the TV show Dexter to the frequent DNA profiling of CSI and the real cases covered in the FBI Files, blood tests are ubiquitous in forensic science. 208 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

QUT forensic criminologists say balcony deaths are the perfect murder

Courier Mail Alexandria Utting 16 June 2018

CHILLING new Queensland research has revealed there could be a “dark figure” of people who have gotten away with murder after falls from a height were dismissed as accidents. 431 more words

Forensic Pathology

Victoria rolls out mobile forensic labs

News.com.au AAP June 13, 2018

Mobile forensic and science labs have been rolled out to help Victoria Police respond faster to major incidents such as terror attacks and bushfires. 129 more words

Forensic Pathology

Man loses bid to appeal murder conviction after 30 years behind bars maintaining he didn’t do it

News.com.au Megan Palin AAP 29 May 2018

A MAN who has spent more than 30 years in jail for allegedly bludgeoning a man to death with a dumbbell in an attempted rape has lost his bid to appeal his murder conviction after maintaining he didn’t do it. 258 more words

Forensic Pathology