Cutting-Edge Genomics to be Used in 1969 Unsolved Homicide Body found in barrel may be connected to Black Panther Party Cleveland, Ohio – March 15, 2021 – The Porchlight Project, a local nonprofit, will assist the Cuyahoga County Medical … Continue reading “The Porchlight Project Will Fund DNA Testing for 1969 Cleveland Cold Case” →
New London, OH – In the fall of 2016, 72 human bones were discovered under weathered newspaper inside a garage at 118 E. Main Street, New London. The property was the former residence of New London mayor Dar Anderson but … Continue reading “72 Bones Found in New London Barn Connect to Schoolteacher Who Died in 1881 – May Be Oldest Genetic Genealogy Case to Date.” →
The Porchlight Project’s first case was also the first case where genetic genealogists were successfully able to separate two DNA profiles from a single mixed sample. Read the full article from Forensic Magazine here.
Press Release for Blatnik Unsolved Solved Homicide May 9, 2020 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE James Zastawnik Has Been Arrested for the 1987 Barbara Blatnik Homicide Cuyahoga Falls, OH – The Cuyahoga Falls Police Department has announced the arrest of James … Continue reading “WE DID IT! An Arrest in the Barbara Blatnik Case!” →
New DNA Tests Ordered for Mysterious Bones Found in New London – Lab will test for DNA. Genetic genealogists will use data in attempt to identify remains. New London, OH – The New London Police Department and The Porchlight Project … Continue reading “The Porchlight Project Will Assist New London Police in Mysterious Bones Case” →
Press Release: Blue Line Unlimited to Donate $1,500 to The Porchlight Project for Barbara Blatnik Case. Aug. 26, 2019 | Press Releases Blue Line Unlimited Will Donate $1,500 to The Porchlight Project. Cleveland, OH – The Porchlight Project announces the … Continue reading “Blue Line Unlimited Pledges $1,500 to The Porchlight Project!” →
Press Release for Barbara Blatnik Unsolved Homicide Aug. 18, 2019 | Press Releases New DNA Tests Ordered for 1987 Barbara Blatnik Homicide –Forensic Genealogy Team Will Use Profile in Attempt to Identify Killer. Cuyahoga Falls, OH – The … Continue reading “Our First Case: Barbara Blatnik” →