Remains found in Arkansas identified as Maleah Davis

U.S. 06/03/19, 11:28

The remains of a child found in Arkansas last week are those of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl, Maleah Davis, a medical examiner said Monday. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences said it had positively identified the remains found in ...

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’

U.S. 05/28/19, 14:39

A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That's according to testimony from a Vanderbilt University forensic psychiatrist during a Tuesday sentencing hearing.Emanuel Kidega Samson faces life in ...

Argentina: Bodies of 600 disappeared wait to be identified

America 04/04/19, 23:21

Bonnie and Daniel Loedel walked into a mausoleum with an urn holding the bone remains of their sister Isabel, who had been unidentified for four decades after being forcibly disappeared during Argentina's military dictatorship. Delivering the simple wooden box was the ...

Investigators start studying Ethiopian jet’s voice recorder

World 03/16/19, 08:11

Investigators have started studying the cockpit voice recorder of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet.The French air accident investigation agency BEA tweeted that technical work on the recorder began Saturday. The BEA also said work resumed on the flight's data recorders.The ...

Autopsy: Tourist died of traumatic brain injury in Guatemala

Science 03/12/19, 16:54

An English tourist whose body was found near a Guatemala highland lake popular with travelers died of hemorrhaging resulting from a traumatic brain injury, according to an autopsy report completed Tuesday.In a statement, the National Institute of Forensic Sciences of ...

Autopsy: George Foreman’s daughter died by suicide in Texas

U.S. 03/12/19, 11:12

A Texas medical examiner confirms that Freeda George Foreman, the daughter of former heavyweight champion George Foreman, died by suicide.Emergency crews found the 42-year-old woman while responding to a suburban Houston home on Friday. The Harris County Institute of Forensic ...

A look at the science used to find mail-bomb suspect

U.S. 10/26/18, 18:52

A 56-year-old Florida man was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats. Experts had predicted that forensic evidence left behind by the bomb maker would help law enforcement track down a suspect. Here are some of the ...

Experts: Bomber likely left behind a mass of forensic clues

New York 10/25/18, 01:01

Investigators examining the explosive devices sent to high-profile targets in Washington and New York will be working to glean forensic clues to help identify who sent them, gathering fingerprints and DNA evidence while tracking the origin of the packages and ...

Groups seek US help in identifying migrant remains

U.S. 10/05/18, 17:37

Representatives of dozens of U.S. and Latin American advocacy groups pressed their case Friday for access to an FBI-run DNA database to help them locate and identify the remains of thousands of migrants thought to have disappeared over the last ...

Chicago officer’s defense questioning autopsy on teenager

U.S. 09/24/18, 17:15

Lawyers for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald opened their defense case Monday with a witness questioning the thoroughness and accuracy of the autopsy.Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens ...

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