Forensic Technology Center of Excellence

Introduction

Success Story: Improving Identification of Mexican Hispanic Remains

Success Story: Improving Identification of Mexican Hispanic Remains

NIJ and Texas State University

Report Date

April 2015

Impact

"Without the NIJ funding, none of this would have happened. We wouldn’t be getting proper sex estimates for people who are considered Hispanic, or properly be able to identify their geographic origin with confidence. The funding was absolutely crucial.” - Kate Spradley, PhD Biological Anthropologist Texas State University – San Marcos