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Mercyhurst forensics helps solve 47-year-old cold case
Every once and a while, a cold case heats up. That happened this week when Mercyhurst University forensic anthropologist Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., learned that a case he worked on in 2011 – the analysis of scattered human remains that had been in the woods for 44 years – had been solved. Mercyhurst’s forensic anthropology team has helped solve its share of mysteries, but Dirkmaat was admittedly surprised to see the book closed on...
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