https://www.floridaforensicscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Decompositionflies.jpg 2048 3072 Forensic Competency http://floridaforensicscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/forensic-logo1-1030x153.png Forensic Competency2017-09-29 14:07:112017-09-29 14:07:11Could Insect Larvae Help Solve Rape-Murder Cases?
Could Insect Larvae Help Solve Rape-Murder Cases?
A new study from Murdoch University found that carrion fly larvae could be used to identify human DNA source from semen up to 12 days after the insect began feeding on biological matter. This finding suggests that insect samples could potentially extend the window for identification in cases involving sexual intercourse before murder. Read more.