Tag Archives: Cold case

Identifinders International Wins Fifth Place for DNA Hit of the Year


Identifinders International, in conjunction with the King Co. WA Sheriff’s Office, has been awarded Fifth Place in the Gordon Thomas Honeywell (GTH) DNA Hit of the Year Competition out of a field of 50 entries from 20 countries for their pioneering work on the 1991 Sarah Yarborough homicide. Continue reading

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1968 Cold Case Murder of Gwen Miller Solved through Forensic Genealogy and Dedicated Detective Work


Through the use of DNA forensic genealogy, Rapid City police have identified the suspect responsible for the death of 60-year-old Gwen Miller. Ms. Miller, a Rapid City pharmacist, was located strangled and sexually assaulted in her bed at her home on Hall Street in 1968. Continue reading

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Press Conference on Cold Case – Rapid City SD – 2 pm – 17 Jun 2019


RCPD MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference to discuss new findings in cold case The media is invited to attend a press conference discussing new findings in the cold case investigation into a Rapid City homicide from 1968. The press conference will … Continue reading

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