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    There’s a lot going on every day in Pima County government, and it’s important that the public, voters and taxpayers know what their government is up to.

    Pima County FYI is the County's twice-monthly newsletter that's helping us get the word out to our constituents. We hope you enjoy it.

    Current Issue — Sept. 23, 2022

    Cold cases get fresh look from County Medical Examiner’s Office 

    She was found in 1988 partially buried in the desert in Pinal County. In fact, Dr. Bruce Anderson, a forensic anthropologist with the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office, and a colleague were the ones who dug up those remains for examination.
    Bruce Anderson
    But to date, that 1988 “Jane Doe” case remains unsolved.

    So does the 1988 case of the John Doe found in the Three Points area, who investigators believe died when he was only 17 or 18 years old. Then there’s the 41-year-old case of the John Doe discovered by a hiker on Finger Rock Trail.

    Forever mysteries? Not if the County Medical Examiner’s (ME) Office and a 5-year-old nonprofit dedicated to identifying John and Jane Does using investigative genetic genealogy have anything to say about it. 

    Read more.

    Read the full issue.

    Look for our next issue Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.

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