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DNA match in Milica van Doorn cold case
On Saturday 9 December North Holland Police arrested a 47 year-old man from Zaandam in connection with the rape and violent death ...
Peter van den Elzen appointed acting General Manager of NFI
Peter van den Elzen (b. 1952) has taken up his duties as acting General Manager of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI). ...
The NFI delivers software to calculate evidential value
Together with European forensic institutes and universities, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed software that ...
Breakthrough in cold cases involving prostitute murders
For the third time in the more than 30 cases where the DNA database was searched using the familial searching technique, a ...
CEO steps down to provide scope for the NFI
Reinout Woittiez has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI).
Oldest DNA match in criminal case
In the DNA database for criminal cases, the oldest DNA match ever was found at the end of 2016. It concerns a match between a DNA ...
Dutch police and NFI can make grab marks on clothes visible
The Dutch police and the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) are working together to make grab marks on clothes visible. The ...
NFI develops new method: analysis of fibre colours
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed a method to determine whether the colour of fibres at a crime scene ...
Does a bullet deviate if shot through the human body?
Do bullets deviate if they are shot through a human body, but do not hit any bones? This is a question that may be essential to ...
Men and women move their victims in the same manner
Men and women who move a dead body generally do this in the same manner. The only difference is that – on average – women leave ...