Park County John Doe 1974 Press Release

Park County John Doe identified after 41 years Genetic genealogy solves an old puzzle Fairplay, CO – October 20, 2020 – The Park County Coroner’s Office (PCCO) and the DNA Doe Project (DDP) announce the identity of a man whose remains were found in a mountainous...

Peoria County John Doe 2016 Press Release

Victim of grisly 2016 homicide identified by genetic genealogy Peoria, IL – 28 January 2020 – Working with the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO), the DNA Doe Project (DDP) has identified the remains recovered from two separate locations on the Illinois River in...

Lyle Stevik Press Release

SEBASTOPOL, CALIFORNIA – The DNA Doe Project (DDP) announces its first successful DNA identification of a John Doe sponsored by its Doe Fund Me crowdfunding program. DDP agreed to feature the Lyle Stevik case in its first fundraising campaign because of its high...

Lime Lady DDP Press Release

30 January 2020 – Oklahoma City, OK – The DNA Doe Project (DDP), in conjunction with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), announces the identification of  a female found in April 1980 as Tamara Lee Tigard. Traditional investigative attempts over 40 years by...

Joseph Newton Chandler Press Release

Cleveland, OH – Identifinders International and The DNA Doe Project announce the identification of Joseph Newton Chandler III as Robert Ivan Nichols, an electronics draftsman from New Albany, IN – solving one of Ohio’s oldest unsolved cases. The success was confirmed...

Buckskin Girl Press Release

New DNA Technology Solves Decades-Old Murder Mystery SEBASTOPOL, CALIFORNIA – The DNA Doe Project (DDP) announced on May 24, 2018, that their volunteer team identified a 37-year old unidentified person case, dubbed “Buckskin Girl,” as Marcia L. King. Chief Deputy...