The forensic and other techniques detectives use to identify victims.
- Forensics can be used to reveal the identity of an unidentified body.
- Fingerprints, DNA and dental records are accurate identifiers.
- Bones can reveal someone's sex, height, health and occupation.
- Tattoos, scars and birthmarks also reveal a person's identity.
John Doe – an unidentified body
How can forensic science reveal his identity?
Fingerprints – Unique, accurate identifiers
DNA – compared to records or family members
Dental records – irregularities like missing teeth and fillings
Bones – shape, length and condition can reveal
Physical clues – tattoos, scars, birthmarks
These techniques ...
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