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Remains found in remote Arizona desert in 1992 identified as missing teen girl, police say

Nov. 17, 2023 20:50 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Arizona have determined that decomposed remains found in August 1992 in a remote desert area outside Phoenix were those of a missing 15-year-old, Melody Harrison. The Apache Junction Police Department announced Thursday that advancements in DNA testing...

Remains found in 1996 identified after New Hampshire officials use modern DNA testing tech

Sep. 28, 2023 13:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The remains of a 78-year-old man with dementia who left his home to go for a walk in 1991 and never returned have been identified after New Hampshire authorities used modern DNA testing technology, the state attorney general's office said Thursday. Benjamin...

The search for Cyprus' missing goes high-tech as time weighs on loved ones waiting for closure

Sep. 11, 2023 02:23 AM EDT

EXO METOCHI, Cyprus (AP) — A bright yellow machine resembling a cross between a vacuum cleaner and a small scooter scrapes a narrow village road in Cyprus, working to solve a painful mystery from the divided island nation's conflict-ridden past. It uses radio waves to detect any...