Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: dental records as a means of identification
From: email@example.com (The Ancient Programmer)
Date: 1990-05-21, 10:58
In article <1990May16.firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Geo Swan) writes:
> >Many people have commented on dental records as a means of
> >identifying bodies. I believe that dental records (presumably...
Dental records are usually used only if positive identification
cannot be made by someone who knew the deceased. As in an auto wreck
where the body was burned beyond recognition. If Leyland said "That's
Laura" then no one would think of checking her dental records, unless
they suspected that the identifier were lying.