Episode 27: Forensic Genealogist Colleen Fitzpatrick on How DNA Solves Cases (Part 2)


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Welcome to "Mind Over Murder." In this episode, hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley interview forensic genealogist Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick to discuss her work in this new field, followed by her key role in researching the Grim Sleeper Case. This is part 2 in a new discussion with Colleen Fitzpatrick on the Grim Sleeper Murders, as well as familial DNA search and forensic genealogy which is cracking so many cold cases.

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Colleen Fitzpatrick bio from her company Identifinders: http://identifinders.com/about.html Book: Forensic Genealogy by Colleen Fitzpatrick and Andrew Yeiser:


Cleveland Scene: Arrest Made in 1987 Cold Case Murder of Barbara Blatnik, Thanks to Genetic Genealogy: https://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2020/05/06/arrest-made-in-1987-cold-case-murder-of-barbara-blatnik-thanks-to-genetic-genealogy

Physics Today Profile on Colleen Fitzpatrick: https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/PT.6.4.20200409a/full/

MTSU Sidelines: Forensic Genealogy to the Rescue:’ The Story of a Victim Identification 37 years in the Making: http://mtsusidelines.com/2019/10/forensic-genealogy-to-the-rescue-the-story-of-a-victim-identification-37-years-in-the-making/

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