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Genealogical Sleuthing: home tests lead to cold case closures

Posted by on July 6th, 2018 Posted in: General

With the greater increase in home DNA kits such at Ancestry and 23andMe, open source DNA databases are being used by police to close cold cases that have been open for decades. Though this is a great move forward in giving families closure and putting those committing crimes behind bars, you have to also wonder if those giving up their DNA, know what is happening to their information once they send it off to be entered in the system.


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