Using genetic genealogy databases in missing persons cases and to develop suspect leads in violent crimes.

@article{Kennett2019UsingGG,
  title={Using genetic genealogy databases in missing persons cases and to develop suspect leads in violent crimes.},
  author={Debbie Kennett},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2019},
  volume={301},
  pages={
          107-117
        }
}
  • D. Kennett
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • Political Science
  • Forensic science international
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