07 December 2020

Two Ontario DNA Success Stories

Surprise, You've Got Siblings

From Monday's Globe and Mail, a first-person account of what DNA, research and a bit of luck can do.

The Linda referred to in the story is Linda Reid, a well-known genealogist in Toronto and Ontario (and no relation to me!)

Solving the Jessop Cold Case

From the CBC on Monday, Genealogy buff delighted to find he helped solve the Jessop cold case — but also learns he's killer's cousin.

Reveals deficiencies in the original investigation. Will others charged with investigating"cold cases", including for the Canadian Armed Forces’ Casualty Identification Program, finally wake up to what's possible with autosomal DNA.

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