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Medical examiner's unique technique helps ID desert dead
Posted Jan 21, 2014
Rebekah Zemansky TucsonSentinel.com
Arizona's climate has contributed to high death tolls among border crossers - and the development of a nationally recognized fingerprinting process for identifying those who are found without names. Work at the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner led to breakthroughs in identifying those who die in the desert.
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