DNA Rule-Out for Cold Case, Australia, 1970 – Part II

By |2010-09-01T23:51:35-07:00September 1st, 2010|

Through a casual exchange of emails a few weeks ago, Deb Cashion alerted me to a recent article "Police chase DNA of Elmer Crawford relatives in Northern Ireland" that appeared in the Herald Sun.  It described the Victoria police search for a DNA family reference for Crawford.     Since I was traveling in Ireland at the time, I offered [...]

DNA Rule-Out for Cold Case, Australia, 1970 – Part I

By |2010-08-29T20:43:15-07:00August 29th, 2010|

A crime that could not escape media attention in Australia, any more than the Manson family murders could have evaded the public eye here in the States-Elmer Crawford brutally murdered his pregnant wife Theresa (35) and his three children Kathryn (13), James (8), and Karen (6) in 1970. He then disappeared.    He electrocuted them while they slept using an electrical cable he [...]

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