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Solving Cold Cases With DNA

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
2010-DN-BX-K208
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Awardee County
Lee
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$198,725

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $198,725)

With funding from the United States Department of Justice, National Institute for Justice's "Solving Cold Cases with DNA" a Cold Case Review Team (CCRT) will be created. Three LCSO veteran homicide investigators will be paid overtime to systematically review cold cases for DNA as well as possible new leads or potential suspects. The sole purpose of the CCRT is to find DNA to help solve 82 cold case homicides which have already been identified.

ca/ncf

Date Created: August 26, 2010