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Remains of Oregon teen who went missing over 50 years ago are identified after someone uploaded their DNA into genealogy site

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2024
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The remains of a Portland, Oregon, teenager who vanished in the late 1960s have been identified through advanced DNA testing more than 50 years after she went missing, authorities said. In 1970, a Boy Scout troop leader discovered the girl’s remains buried in a shallow grave on Sauvie Island in Oregon. Investigators at the time were unable to identify them, but noted that that trauma to the body indicated foul play, Oregon State Police announced in a news release on Thursday. Over half a century later, investigators using advanced DNA...

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