Press Releases

 

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6/11/2020 - Continued Cold Case Success Leads to Expansion of Bode's Forensic Genealogy Team

The announcement follows recent cases where Bode has provided investigative support, including the arrest of an accused serial rapist (Connecticut), identification of Baby Michael (Cumberland County, NC), and the identification of the suspect in a decades-old cold case homicide (Portland, OR). This is the second recent enhancement to this program, as Bode previously announced a collaboration with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to enhance investigations.


1/20/20 - The Porchlight Project Will Assist New London Police in Mysterious Bones Case

New DNA Tests Ordered for Mysterious Bones Found in New London – Lab will test for DNA. Genetic genealogists will use data in attempt to identify remains.


12/12/19 - Bode Technology Announces Collaboration with Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions to Enhance Forensic Genealogy Service

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Bode Technology today announced a partnership to aid police investigations by providing person-of-interest information from more than 600 million public records and the largest law enforcement contributory database for the results of forensic genealogy leads. Multiple police departments across the United States are piloting a project with the two companies. 


11/12/19 - Bode Technology Names New Director of Forensic Genealogy

Bode Technology, a leading provider of forensic DNA services, welcomed their new Director of Forensic Genealogy, Melinde Lutz Byrne, to the organization. Byrne’s team will strengthen efforts in expanding Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) to ultimately provide investigative leads to law enforcement through proven genealogy and DNA analysis methods.


3/13/19 - Bode Technology completes DNA analysis on 100,000 sexual assault kits

Bode Technology, a leading provider of forensic DNA analysis products and services, announced that they have now completed DNA testing on more than 100,000 sexual assault kits. As thousands of untested kits are identified across the country, Bode continues to be a leader in offering solutions to eliminate sexual assault kit backlogs. Bode has tested more than 50,000 kits in the last three years alone.


2/11/19 - Bode announces new Forensic Genealogy Service

Bode Technology (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA analysis products and services, announced a new forensic genealogy service offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories. Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads to our clients.