Jun 122019
 June 12, 2019  Posted by  Misc

Amy Biolchini reports:

The Michigan State Police are trying to help bring closure to families who have loved ones that are still missing.

This Friday, June 14, the police are hosting a free event at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing for the families of missing people.

From noon to 5 p.m. biological relatives of a missing person can submit a DNA sample through a non-invasive cheek swab. The DNA samples will be used to try and help identity the 314 cases of unidentified remains housed at medical examiners’ offices throughout Michigan.

Read more on MLive.

While I understand how this can be helpful, I do have a number of questions as to what happens to the DNA samples and what else they can be used for.  Anyone have a copy of the privacy policy and consent form for the submission?

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