What Are Some Sources That Try to Find the Names of Unidentified Females?


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Two organizations that try to find the names of unidentified females are the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, or NamUs, and the International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons, called the Doe Network. The groups provide information about both male and female bodies and missing persons.

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NamUs is run by the National Institute of Justice. It maintains three databases: missing persons, unidentified persons and unclaimed persons. The first two are available in Spanish as well as English. NamUs also provides DNA testing and other forensic services to assist in identification.

The Doe Network is a volunteer organization. Its database is available by location and date, providing details and reconstructions or artist renderings of the unknown person. Possible identifications are forwarded to the appropriate law enforcement for further investigation.

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