Daily Archives: June 1, 2017

UGA To Analyze DNA Of Human Remains Found On Campus

The University of Georgia says its scientists will analyze the DNA of human remains found in 2015 near a campus building.
Two years ago, workers renovating Baldwin Hall discovered more than 100 gravesites. Preliminary DNA tests showed most of the bodies were those of African descent.
UGA researchers now say they plan to go deeper.

Father of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano lauds LA cops for using controversial DNA test to arrest killer

The father of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano is praising Los Angeles cops for using a controversial familial DNA analysis to arrest a man for the rape and murder of two young women.
“It’s excellent news,” Phil Vetrano told the Daily News Wednesday, a day after LAPD Chief Charlie Beck revealed how detectives pinpointed suspected killer Geovanni Borjas, 32, before his arrest last Thursday.

Saliva helps detectives solve double murder case

LOS ANGELES — Detectives say saliva helped solve a multiple murder case that eluded investigators for six years in Southern California.
CBS Los Angeles reports police arrested 32-year-old Geovanni Borjas on Tuesday in connection with the rapes and murders of 22-year-old Bree’Anza Guzman and 17-year-old Michelle Lozano.