Sunday, February 5, 2012

Missing in Connecticut: Giving a name to the 'missing missing,' databases and DNA may help identify unnamed remains (video)

Dr. Henry Lee: Chief Emeritus of the Connecticut State Police, Founder and Chair Professor of the Forensic Science Program at the University of New Haven 1/19/12. Photo by Peter Hvizdak
By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo
Investigations Editor
The region’s nameless dead have been found floating in the Connecticut River, hidden in ditches and dumped in forests and near highways. Around the state, human remains have been found by street sweepers, hunters, hikers and passers-by and unearthed by construction crews.
Police have worked for years trying to figure out who they are — a young woman found murdered in East Haven still remains nameless after 37 years.
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