‘He’d used very sophisticated methods to alter the fingerprints of both hands,’ a police spokesperson said. Photograph: Roger Tooth/The Guardian
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Photo credit: Opponents of the bill banning forensic genealogy testify at a Maryland legislative hearing on Tuesday. From left: Capt. Michael Wahl of the Montgomery County Police Department; Major Ross Passman, of the Anne Arundel County Police; Steve Armentrout, CEO of Parabon NanoLabs; and John Fitzgerald, chief of the Chevy Chase Police Department. (Screengrab courtesy of Md. Legislature)
Forensic genealogy to identify criminal offenders through GEDmatch and related databases would be prohibited in Maryland, according to the intent of a new bill pending in that state's legislature.