The forensic and other techniques detectives use to identify victims.
- Forensics can be used to reveal the identity of an unidentified body.
- Fingerprints, DNA and dental records are accurate identifiers.
- Bones can reveal someone's sex, height, health and occupation.
- Tattoos, scars and birthmarks also reveal a person's identity.
An unidentified body
How can forensic science reveal his identity?
Unique, accurate identifiers
Compared to records or family members
Irregularities like missing teeth and fillings
Shape, length and condition can reveal
Sex, height, health, occupation
Tattoos – scars – birthmarks
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