Cassiman et al, the authors of study published online Wednesday in the European Journal of Human Genetics, tested the DNA of a centuries old mummified head reportedly belonging to French King Henri IV and a blood sample belonging to King Louis XVI,… Read More ›
Update #1: Police say finding cause/manner of death from the skeletal remains found in Studebaker will be challenging.
Earlier this week authorities found the skeletal remains in a 1960 Studebaker that was under a bridge, in a South Dakota creek. These remains are likely tied to a 40 year-old cold case. Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson, both 17,… Read More ›
[Open Post] Why do disarticulated feet in sneakers frequently wash ashore?
This post is updated as more disarticulated feet are discovered. When a dead body ends up in water (whether by murder, accident, or suicide) the hands and feet easily detach from the arms and legs as the body decomposes, because, compared to… Read More ›
First Phase of Exhumations Finished at Dozier on Tuesday
Dr. Erin Kimmerle and the anthropology team from the University of South Florida wrapped up the first phase of exhumations at the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, FL. By the end of the day on Tuesday, the team of… Read More ›
Human remains found outside cemetery at Dozier School for Boys
[Update Tuesday September 3, 2013] Video from WUSF News on the Dozier School for Boys exhumation work. Human Remains Found Outside Cemetery at Dozier School for Boys Saturday August 31, 2013 Researchers have uncovered human remains in one of three… Read More ›
Excavations to begin at Dozier on Saturday
The University of South Florida will begin digging up human remains from the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys this Saturday. This will be the first in a series of excavations, and is expected to last until next Tuesday. Earlier this… Read More ›
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