DNA w/ David Mittelman, Othram: How Does DNA Solve Cases?


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Welcome to "Mind Over Murder." In this episode, hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley discuss advanced forensic DNA testing with Dr. David Mittelman, founder and CEO of Othram Labs in Houston, Texas. This is Part 1 of a 2 part discussion.
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Washington Post Op-Ed Piece by Deidre Enright of the Innocence Project:
"The FBI should use DNA, not posters, to solve a cold-case murder"
New Story on Oxygen: "Loni Coombs Feels A Kinship To 'Lovers' Lane' Victim Cathy Thomas"
Loni Coombs felt an immediate connection to Cathy Thomas, a groundbreaking gay woman who broke through barriers at the U.S. Naval Academy before she was brutally murdered along the Colonial Parkway in Virginia.
NYT: Two Montana Sweethearts Were Fatally Shot in 1956. The Case Was Just Solved.
The Cascade County Sheriff’s Office said it appeared to be the oldest homicide case in the United States to be solved with genetic genealogy.
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Featured Case from Othram and DNAsolves.com:
"The Alberta Royal Canadian Mounted Police and OCME Partner with Othram
to Identify Septic Tank "
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Oxygen" "Who Were The Colonial Parkway Murder Victims? 8 Young People All Killed In Virginia Within 4 Years" https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders/crime-news/who-were-the-colonial-parkway-murder-victims
Washington Post Magazine: "Victims, Families and America’s Thirst for True-Crime Stories." "For Bill Thomas, his sister Cathy’s murder is a deeply personal tragedy. For millions of true-crime fans, it’s entertainment." https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/07/30/feature/victims-families-and-americas-thirst-for-true-crime-stories/
Daily Press excellent series of articles on the Colonial Parkway Murders: "The Parkway" http://digital.dailypress.com/static/parkway_cottage/main/index.html
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