Evaluating the prevalence of DNA mixtures found in fingernail samples from victims and suspects in homicide cases.

Abstract

An important aspect of homicide investigations is the identification of the persons that had the last contact with the victim prior to death. Violent crimes are frequently characterized by a struggle between the victim and the perpetrator where biological material can be expected to be exchanged between them. Forensic DNA typing enables the generation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2010.12.003

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