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NCJ Number: 118677 Find in a Library
Title: Kamloops Courthouse Burials: Identification of Three Historic Murderers From Kamloops, British Columbia
Journal: Canadian Society of Forensic Science  Volume:22  Issue:1  Dated:(March 1989)  Pages:55-60
Author(s): L Oliver
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 6
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: The problems of establishing identity of historically significant skeletonized human remains are compounded by incomplete written and photographic records and through lack of standardized methods of recording and storing data.
Abstract: Identities were established for three executed criminals, whose remains were accidentally disinterred in Kamloops, British Columbia, through combining data from archival research with that obtained through forensic anthropology analyses. Photographs. 17 references. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Facial bone reconstruction; Victim identification
Index Term(s): Exhumation; Photographic identification
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