Extracting the DNA mystery held in old bones to identify Australia's long-term missing

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By Peter Brewer
November 28 2021 - 6:30pm
Associate Professor Jodie Ward, who is leading the missing persons DNA identifiaction program. Picture: AFP

After a hiatus during the COVID lockdown period, federal police forensics specialists will reinvigorate a program which will match the DNA remains of more than 500 unidentified bodies in an attempt to determine the potential fate of Australia's long-term missing.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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