TITLE

The Juan Doe Problem

AUTHOR(S)
McDaniel, Andi
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difficulty in identifying the remains of a deceased individual on the Mexico-U.S. border. Topics include an overview of the difficulties border crossers face while attempting to enter the U.S., such as desert heat, what makes the identification of the border crossers' remains nearly impossible, such as decomposition, and the use of isotopes, such as strontium, to identify bodies.
ACCESSION #
53004573

 

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