Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office & Spokane Police Department Partner with Othram to Identify 1980 John Doe
After 43 years, a Spokane, WA homicide victim is identified as 56-year-old Donald Pearson.
After 43 years, a Spokane, WA homicide victim is identified as 56-year-old Donald Pearson.
After 53 years, the remains of a man found in the Little Sandy area, north of San Bernardino, has been identified as 57-year-old James Hollowell Harvey.
After 53 years, St. Petersburg's oldest and most infamous cold case victim is finally identified as Sylvia June Atherton, mother of five, from Tucson, AZ.
A female infant found in 2019 has now been identified and a suspect in the case has been arrested.
After 32 years, investigators have identified the 1991 John Doe as Vietnam veteran Richard Paul Sargent.
The unidentified woman is now known to be Kassandra Jorquera, who would have been 27 years old at the time of her death.
Forty-six years after her remains were discovered, a victim of Samuel Little has now been identified as 19-year-old Yvonne Pless.
More than thirty-two years later, Mississippi's 1989 Lincoln County Jane Doe, a homicide victim, has been identified as Melinda Lou Barnhouse of Maryland.
After 28 years, CMPD’s Crime Lab and Cold Case Unit has identified the suspect as James Wayne Ingersoll, born November 6, 1972.
Robert Waters, 53, of South Carolina has been identified as the prime suspect in the 1988 murder of 19-year-old Cathy Swartz of Three Rivers, Michigan.
The unidentified woman is now identified as Patricia Anna Anderson born on November 27th, 1960.
Using advanced DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy, the persons responsible for the 2018 murder of a father and his son have been identified.
The remains of an unknown man found in Golden Valley, Arizona are now identified as 56-year-old Brian Crain.
After three years of investigative effort, the young man found on the beach was confirmed to be 24-year old Calvin Mbwambo, an exchange student from Tanzania.
A woman who went missing from a Clackamas County, OR home for the aging in 1976 has been identified as Illya “Ella” Wilkins, born July 30, 1887.
After 25 years, an unidentified California murder victim has been identified as 22-year-old Eric Cupo.
After 36 years, Detective Landgraf and Detective Nyce identified Michael Ruff Wigley as the prime suspect in Donna's rape and murder.
Unidentified since her discovery in 1990, the young female homicide victim is now known to be 19-year-old Judy Manzaneras of Salt Lake City.
The remains of an unidentified woman found in a remote area near Newport, Washington are now identified as Mildred (Allison) Hubertz from St. Ignatius, Montana.
Spokane Police and investigators with the Medical Examiner's Office have solved mystery of Millie Doe's identity after 40 years.
An unidentified man found near a farm in Missouri in 1984 is now identified as Jack Langeneckert from St. Louis.
A female victim, found after a house fire, has been identified as 85-year-old Lola Thomas from Atlanta, Georgia
The unidentified woman is now identified as Amanda Newcomb, born on October 31, 1978, in Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee.
The unidentified woman, found near a tramway in 1974, is now known to be Charlotte Roberta Henry, born January 4, 1939, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After 45 years, the Rankin County Coroner's Office has identified the female homicide victim as Tonya Lea Wills Mullins, born May 12, 1956, in Potter, Texas.
After three decades, investigators have now identified the homicide victim as Christine Belusko, originally from Clifton, New Jersey.
After 27 years, the murdered infant found on the University of Georgia campus, has been identified.
After 30 years, the unidentified woman has been identified as 52-year-old Rebecca "Becky" Burke.
The murder victim, found in a shipping canal in Lockport, Illinois in 1980, is now known to be 29-year-old Webster Fisher.
After more than two decades, Lucas Alonso has been arrested for 2000 murder of Linda Fields.
Andrew and Inga Johansen Carriere have been charged with First Degree Murder in connection with the murder of an infant in 1992.
Thirty years later, the male homicide victim has positively been identified as 26-year-old Etus Thomas “ET” Romero.
After 47 years, the suspect in the murder and sexual assault of 16-year-old Carol Klaber has been identified.
Unidentified for more than four decades, the unidentified woman from Granby, Massachusetts is now known to be Patricia Ann Tucker, born July 28, 1950.
In a matter of weeks, investigators positively identified a North Dakota man found in October 2022 as 63-year-old, Manly Bacon.
Advanced DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy revealed that the remains found in 2021 were displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The unknown woman found is the rubble is now identified as Marie R. O’Brien, of Aurora, Illinois.
After 25 years, Humboldt County John Doe has been identified as Jeffery Todd Sydow, born in 1963.
After more than four decades, Spencer Island John Doe is now known to be Gary Lee Haynie, who was about 29 years old when he went missing.
The unknown man, found in an apartment parking lot in Lexington, Kentucky, has now been identified as 40-year-old Jimmy Lawrence Medlock.
After 36 years, Youngstown John Doe is now identified as Robert Earl Sanders, reported missing August 13th, 1976.
The "Lady in the Fridge" is now known to be Amanda Lynn Schumann Deza, who was likely 29 years old when she was murdered.
The suspect in the 1983 sexual assault & murder of Christina Lynn Castiglione has been identified as Charles David Shaw.
Clallam County Sheriff's Office Detectives have determined that the unknown woman is 68-year-old Jerilyn L. Smith, who was reported missing on January 7, 2018.
The suspect in the rape and murder of Mary Mathis Davis has been identified as Russell Grant Wood of Lexington, North Carolina, however he died in 2013, and will therefore not be indicted.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Eddie George Snowden as the suspected perpetrator in the 1992 and 1994 brutal murders of two Las Vegas women.
Sherman County John Doe is now known to be David West Jr. from Gilliam County, Oregon.
Cowlitz County John Doe is now known to be 22-year-old Jade David Feigert, from Columbia County, Oregon.
After more than three decades, the unidentified woman is now known to be Mary Anga Cowan, from Seminole County, Florida
The unknown man is now identified as Richard Thomas Alt, who was 31 years old when he was reported missing to the Trenton Police Department in early 1985
A half-century later, investigators have identified the unknown woman as Colleen Audrey Rice, born March 17, 1931, and originally from Portsmouth, Ohio
Linda Jean McClure, 26, of Indiana, Pennsylvania, has now been identified as the passenger in a tractor-trailer that crashed in Stoneycreek Township in 1987.
After first finding her remains in 2012, investigators have now identified Opelika Jane Doe as 6-year-old homicide victim Amore Joveah Wiggins.
The unidentified woman is now identified as 29-year-old Daisy Mae Tallman, reported missing in 1987.
The unknown man is now known to be Michael Len West, born on Mar 1, 1959 in Wichita, Texas
After 33 years, Linda Bennett has been identified as the 1988 homicide victim previously known as Owen County Jane Doe
The unknown man found in Gateway, Colorado is now known to be 48-year old Larry Dean Watts, who went missing in 1997
After more than four decades, Long Beach John Doe is now known to be Kenneth Nevada Williams, a 15-year-old who had run away from his home in the City of La Puente in 1978
Sharon Kay Abbott Lane was last seen in 1987, but her remains were not found until 1993 and she was not identified until 2022
Skeletal remains found in 2004 are now known to be Rogers "Roger" Lee Ellis, missing in 1976 from Wisconsin Rapids.
Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, has been arrested for the 1983 assaults and murders of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour
Othaniel Philip Ames, previously known as Stilly John Doe, was born in 1898 and died in 1980, but was unidentified for more than 40 years after his death.
Decades later, 56-year old Jason Follette of Gouldsboro is identified as the suspect in multiple 1990s assaults, marking the first sex assault case solved in Maine with Forensic Genetic Genealogy
Murdered in 1974, 37-year-old Ruth Marie Terry was unidentified for nearly a half century.
After nearly four decades, James Frederick Wilson has been arrested for the sex assault and attempted murder of a woman
After four decades, an unidentified homicide victim is now known to be Everette Guy Travis of Blytheville, Arkansas
After 32 years, the victim of a 1990 cold case homicide has finally been identified as 28-year-old Donna Sue Nelton
After four decades, the victim of a 1981 cold case homicide has finally been identified as 33-year-old Fred James Grow, better known to his family and friends as “Jamie”
Last seen in 1995, this unknown homicide victim is now identified as 31-year-old John Douglas Rollins Jr.
After more than 25 years, an unknown man found in wooded area in Moss Point is now known to be 47-year-old William P. Leech of Panama City, Florida
Partial remains of a young girl, found in Oneida County, Idaho in 1986, are now known to belong to 15-year-old Patricia Campbell
The unidentified homicide victim, unknown for almost a decade, is now known to be 38-year old Steven Gabbard of Louisville, Kentucky
After nearly a half century, the unknown man, found in a wooded area near Channahon, has been identified as Army vet Donald M. Rozek of Harvey, Illinois
An unidentified woman, found below the Perrine Bridge in 2014, has now been identified as Cynthia Gunnerson
First found in 1994, Hancock County Jane Doe has been identified as 34-year-old Doreen M. Tiedman, missing from Cleveland, Ohio
Found in 2012, Luzerne Jane Doe is now known to be 14-year-old Joan Dymond, missing from Andover Street Park since 1969
After 22 years, a female homicide victim, found near a drainage ditch in McLean has been identified as Patricia Agnes Gildawie, missing since 1975.
A murdered young woman, who was found dismembered in the trunk of a car, has finally been identified as 44-year-old Anne L. Papalardo-Blake of New York City.
Murdered in 1984, Harriman State Park Jane Doe has finally been identified and her name will be released pending a homicide investigation.
After more than four decades, and attempts by several DNA testing labs, Ralph Tufano has been successfully been identified.
A murdered young man, found in 1982, has finally been identified as 18-year-old John Howard Glatzel.
Stacy was unidentified for more than three decades after her murder, but in 2022 genetic genealogy revealed her identity as well as her murderer's identity.
A child whose skeletal remains were found nearly four decades ago in Campbell County has been identified as 15-year-old Tracy Sue Walker.
Arthur Winters died in a house fire in 2018 but was unidentified for more than four years until advanced DNA testing helped restore his name.
The unidentified woman, found in 1991 in the open desert, was unidentified for 31 years.
Unidentified human remains near the Tchoutachabouffa River in Biloxi, MS have now been identified as 40-year old Samuel C. Boucher.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed 53-year-old David Rojas as the suspect in Mary's assault and murder
Unidentified human remains found on the roof top of an abandoned building in Biloxi, Mississippi are now known to be Gary Lee White from Jackson, Mississippi.
After a quarter century, "Christmas Tree Lady" Jane Doe has been identified as Joyce Marilyn Meyer Sommers
Years later, the Missouri infant found in an abandoned backpack was identified as Samone J. Daniels
Missing since 1981, Alice Lou Williams is now known to be "Beckler River Jane Doe", whose remains were found in 2009
After 45 years, Marysville Landfill Doe is now identified as Blaine Has Tricks, who was born on May 31, 1939 and was 38 years old when he went missing in Seattle.
After almost a half-century, Singer Island Jane Doe has been identified as 15-year old Susan Poole, who went missing in 1972 right before Christmas
An unidentified male victim of a home fire in Atlanta is now known to be 59-year-old Zachary Wells
Burned skeletal remains found in 2018 have now been identified as Juanita Diane Roxy Coleman, who had been missing since 2016
The young man, murdered almost a half-century ago and unidentified until now, was an Army veteran who had been stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina
Isabel Sanchez Bernal was murdered and left in a shallow grave in Mammoth Lakes, but after 17 years she was identified and her killer was brought to justice
A public-private partnership between the Southeast Missouri State University's Anthropology Department and Othram helped identify an unknown man found in Troy, Missouri in 2006
An unknown man found in the Gulf Coast city of D’Iberville has now been identified
Human remains found in 2018 near Meridian have now been identified as Navy Vet David E. Reed
Homicide victim Boone County Jane Doe, found almost 30 years ago, is now known to be 17-year-old Margaret Ann Sniegowski Jr. from Toledo, Ohio
The young woman, unidentified for 40 years, is now known to be Brenda Sue Black
Skeletal remains recovered in 1984 near the Powell Ranger Station in Idaho have been confirmed as Roger Brian Bennett, who went missing shortly after his discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 1982
After 33 years, Rising Fawn Jane Doe has been identified as Stacy Lyn Chahorski of Michigan
The young man was found by divers, shortly after the discovery of the Alisha Ann Heinrich, previously known as Mississippi Delta Dawn
More than 15 years after she vanished, advanced DNA testing is being used to re-examine evidence in the Brianna Maitland disappearance
After 62 years, "Little Miss Nobody" is now confirmed to be 4-year-old Sharon Lee Gallegos
After 20 years, homicide victim Richard Wayne Guarro has been identified and an investigation into his death is in progress
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Douglas Keith Krohne as the suspect in the murder of Patricia Barnes
After 41 years, homicide victim Ronald Chambers has been identified
In 1988, an unidentified man was found by hunters near Conroe, Texas and he remained unidentified for more than three decades
After more than three decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Stafford County John Doe was Virginia teen, Timothy Alan Mangum
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Eric Lane Jones as the suspect in the murder of a 32-year-old taxi driver Jawed Ahmed
After more than four decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Bethlehem John Doe was in fact, Franklin D. Feldman
After a decade, Lincoln Police investigators have now identified the unknown woman as Jean Turner Ponders of Roswell, Georgia
The homicide victim, now identified as Donald Rindahl, was found in 2003 during an excavation in Southeast Minnesota
The murdered woman, found in 1994, was buried in a shallow grave and remained unidentified for 27 years
The unknown man is now known to be 27-year-old Mr. Xin Rong, a PhD student at University of Michigan
An unknown man, found in 1995, was unidentified for decades until advanced DNA testing revealed his identity
The unknown man, found near railroad tracks in 2015, is now identified as Roland D. Klug of Oshkosh
The homicide victim, found in 1989 on Fire Island, west of Anchorage, has been unidentified for 32 years
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Johnny Peterson as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 16-year-old Las Vegas teen
The sex assault and murder of the 9-year-old fourth grader was one of the oldest unsolved cases in Washington State
The unidentified man was found in an wooded area near the Escatawpa River
14-year old Sherri Ann Jarvis was found hours after being sexually assaulted and murdered in 1980, but it took decades to restore her identity
After 25 years, Kenneth Stough Jr. has been arrested for the murder of Terrence Paquette
The homicide victim, discovered in 2019, is now identified as George Seitz who was missing since 1976
After 30 years, the body of a baby boy found in South Nags Head has been identified
Human remains found near a tank battery in 2019 in Gardendale, Texas have been identified as Timothy Daniel Gomez
The unknown person is now known to be 57-year old Janet Robinson from Mississippi
Othram's DNA testing platform was used to identify Anderson Bolls, found without identification in 2020
An unidentified man found near the Palisades Reservoir in 2002 is now identified as Kyle Martin
After 44 years, advanced DNA testing has helped identify Alma Jones’ killer
The young woman, now identified as Clara Birdlong, is a likely victim of serial killer Samuel Little
Marlene Standridge disappeared in the early 1970s, only to be identified as a homicide victim 40+ years later
The teenager who was known as "Woodlawn Jane Doe" is now identified as 16-year old Margaret Fetterolf
The homicide victim, Theodore Frederick Kampf, was an American citizen from New Jersey, traveling in Yukon in 1981
David Jon Milek, found in the Welcome Creek Wilderness, is now identified after a decade
A young man killed by a train in 1995 has finally been identified as Michael Kirov
Pulled from the Snohomish River, Steven Lee Knox was unidentified for over 40 years
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Darren Roy Marchand as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 14-year-old Las Vegas teen
The unknown homicide victim, now known to be Gordon Edwin Sanderson of Edmonton, was unidentified for over 40 years
The young man found by the lake has now been identified as Alberta native Nathan Eugene Hine
The young woman, original found by hunters in 1991, was identified after 30 years as Kimberly Ann Funk
Janet Lee Lucas, formerly known as Christy Crystal Creek, was a 23-year-old woman from Spokane, Washington last seen in 1983
A male and female murder victim, found in the San Bernardino desert, are now identified as Pamela Dianne Duffy and William Everette Lane
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Clayton Foreman as the suspect in the brutal murder of a 31-year-old school teacher
The woman, now identified as Melissa “Missy” Ann Poitra, had been missing since 2005
Unidentified for 44 years, Beth Doe is now known to be Evelyn Colon and her identification has led to the arrest of her killer
Grace Doe, now identified as Shawna Beth Garber, was McDonald County's only unsolved unidentified persons case for 30 years
Investigators have identified the young pregnant woman, found in 1988, as Lisa Todd.
An older man found in the water reservoir in 2016 had no identification or clues to his identity
In 1966, a young woman drowned in the Ropers Motel pool in Pecos, Texas and more than 50 years later she has been identified as Jolaine Hemmy
Mostly Harmless has been identified as Vance Rodriguez, formerly of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
After 38 years, Delta Dawn's name was restored as Alisha Ann Heinrich, daughter of Gwendolyn Clemons, both of whom vanished in 1982
After 46 years, advanced genetic testing helped Missoula Law Enforcement and the FBI identify Siobhan McGuinness's killer
Othram's advanced DNA testing platform helped investigators uncover the identity of an unknown man found in 2019
After 36 years, advanced genetic testing helped the Toronto Police Service identify Christine Jessop's killer
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Glen Samuel McCurley, Jr. as the perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 17-year-old Texas cheerleader
Thanks to the combined efforts of the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office, and Othram, a homicide victim found in Lake Stickney over 25 years ago has been finally identified as Rodney Peter Johnson
Donna Kay Griffin has been identified after being found near Route 33, three decades ago
The identification was made through a collaboration between Othram and a team of anthropology students, led by Anthropology Professor Dr. Jennifer Bengtson
Othram's forensic laboratory produces whole genome from century old remains, enabling the ID of a previously unidentified dismembered body found in the Idaho Civil Defense Caves