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Authorities Exhume Bodies In Effort To Close Decades-Old Cold Cases

Investigators are hoping to obtain DNA evidence to help solve the cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

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Not The Father, But Court Holding Him Responsible For Child Support

The man said a DNA test taken years after the 1987 birth proves he isn’t the father.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

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DNA On Ice Cream Stick Links 3-Year-Old Crime To Michigan Man

The 44-year-old convict told police he was innocent because he makes sure he doesn’t leave evidence behind.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

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Families Of Missing Relatives Encouraged To Submit DNA At ‘Identify The Missing’ Event

Family members who submit their DNA could provide the answers they are seeking in their loved one’s disappearance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Cold Case Revived After DNA Match To Convicted Sex Offender

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith says DNA has connected convicted sex offender Michael Loftis to the crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

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Detroit Police Say They’ve Solved ’93 Homicide

Detroit police say DNA evidence has helped solved a homicide from 20 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

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DNA Event Finds Matches In 2 Missing Persons Cases

Two missing people have been identified after authorities collected DNA samples from their relatives as part of an “Identify the Missing” event in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

Sharon Murray hold a photo of her missing brother. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

State Hopes To Match DNA Samples To Unidentified Bodies In Morgues

Michigan has more than 140 sets of unidentified human remains in its morgues around the state — and more than 4,000 missing persons cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Event Aims To Solve Missing Persons Cases

The “Identify the Missing” event is being held next Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Policy Changes Considered After ID Of Body Delayed For Years

Michigan officials are looking at whether policy changes are needed after it took years to determine that an unidentified body was that of a missing 13-year-old girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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