First Polish DNA "manhunt" – an application of Y-chromosome STRs

@article{DettlaffKakol2002FirstPD,
  title={First Polish DNA "manhunt" – an application of Y-chromosome STRs},
  author={Anita Dettlaff-Kakol and Ryszard Pawlowski},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={116},
  pages={289-291}
}
This study presents the application of Y-chromosomal STR polymorphisms to male identification in the case of a serial rapist and woman murderer in Poland. Since August 1996 a rapist from Swinoujscie (northwest Poland) committed at least 14 rapes. In the year 2000 he brutally raped 8 young girls and murdered a 22-year-old girl. DNA profiles obtained from… CONTINUE READING