Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI (via Skype) - Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak
With over a decade's experience working forensics cases for the U. S. Army, Megan Realized that "reverse genealogy" techniques could be used to help others seeking to find living people associated with past events or deceased individuals. This provoked her to cold-call several coroners' offices to volunteer her services. Come hear how her individual efforts snowballed into the creation of Unclaimed Persons, a virtual group of genealogists that's cracked hundreds of cases since 2008, and peek behind the scenes of some of her most challenging cases with medical examiners, the FBI and NCIS.
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