Shoelace DNA Results in Conviction

A partial shoelace found at the scene of a burglary provided a DNA profile and linked David Wilks of Swansea, South Wales, UK, to the scene.

According to the Daily Mail, Wilks was arrested and subsequently confessed to the burglary as well as 11 other break-ins in Swansea.

Source: Daily Mail

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Lifting Latent Fingerprints from Difficult Surfaces

ALMOST ANYONE can find, process, and lift a latent print that happens to be in a logical and obvious place like a door handle, a beer can, or a butcher knife. But sometimes, a latent print is not just sitting there in a logical and obvious place. Sometimes, you have to use your imagination to find the print and your skills to lift it.