Showing posts with label Victim. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Victim. Show all posts

Monday, March 9, 2015

Photos: SA family of victim of Synagogue building collapse rejects body

A South African family, the Mkhulisi family, have rejected the body of one Patricia Mkhulisi, (pictured above) who died at the Synagogue building collapse, arguing that the body presented to them was not that of their daughter. Patricia's remains was repatriated to South African on February 5th after DNA testing in Lagos and South Africa had proven her identity.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Gunshot Residue Found on St. Louis Shooting Victim: Lab Results

 Vonderrit Myers, Jr., an African-American teenager, who was shot and killed by a white off-duty police officer in St. Louis on October 8, tested positive for gunpowder residue, according to crime lab results, released by Missouri state authorities on Tuesday.

“The presence of gunshot residue on a person’s hands could mean the individual discharged a firearm, was near a firearm when it was discharged, or touched an object with gunshot residue on it. Individuals shot at close range can have gunshot residue deposited onto their hands,” the lab results read.