The Truth Needs Allies

In Medellin at the forensic laboratory of the Human Rights unit of the attorneys general office. The unearthed remains are analyzed, the way the person was killed may be determined, and morphology specialists try to find out, race age and sex of the person. The remains are scanned for possible accident injuries something that can help to narrow the search for a relative. A dental chart is made to cross reference it with that of the possible dentist of the victim a way as effective as the finger print to confirm identification. As most people do not have dental charts and the remains are to old to give a finger print for the state to have a 99.999 positive identification a DNA test is performed and cross-referenced with that of the possible relatives.

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