DNA. The Holy Grail of Cold Cases.

Can anyone remember whether or not the SQ saved the evidence collected from Louise Camirand’s and Manon Dube’s case and if they did, was it ever tested for DNA and compared for a possible link?

(Read the article below and see what the Scottish police were able to do with a series of 30-year-old cold cases ‘across the pond’.)

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Forces probe unsolved murders
Three Scottish police forces have launched a new investigation into the unsolved murders of seven young women dating back almost 30 years.

The inquiry was launched after what police described as a “significant scientific breakthrough”.

The cases include Edinburgh’s notorious 1977 World’s End pub murders.

The man leading the inquiry, involving the Lothian and Borders, Strathclyde and Tayside forces, said there were strong links between the deaths.

Lothian and Borders Deputy Chief Constable Tom Wood said: “The advances in DNA have given us information we could never have imagined in the past.

For the full article from BBC News, click and paste the following URL into your browser (I think the link is broken):
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/3693247.stm

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