I'm posting this story from Yahoo 12/22/08 for anyone who might not have seen it. This sounds like an interesting forensic tidbit.
HELSINKI (AFP) – Police in Finland believe they have caught a car-thief thanks to a DNA sample taken from a sample of his blood found inside a mosquito.
Last June a car was stolen in Lapua, some 380 kilometres (235 miles) north of Helsinki. It was soon found near a railway station in Seinaejoki, about 25 kilometres from where it was… Continue
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