Effective appropriate use of dental remains and forensic DNA testing for personal identity confirmation.


Two severely burned human male bodies, possibly those of a parent and child, were recovered from the scene of a house fire and positive identification of the bodies was accomplished. This report describes the appropriate use of effective identification methods that made this possible. Identification of a body involves comparison of antemortem and postmortem… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2009.01.085


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