Watch Tampa Bay News Live

(click volume control for audio)

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Dozier victims' family members submit DNA (Videos)

This video is from June 2013, before excavation at the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida began at the end of August. The video shows family members who have lost loved ones once they were committed to the Dozier School for Boys (Florida School for Boys) submitting DNA in hopes of identifying remains.

USF located an additional 50 graves at the Dozier's Boot Hill Cemetery. Records
Death certificate lists "crushed skull" as cause
from the school are incomplete and it is impossible to determine exactly how many students passed through the school in its 111 years of operation. It is also impossible to know exactly how many children died while in the state-run reform school.

USF has one year to locate, exhume and perform forensic autopsies on the remains in hopes of reconnecting loved ones to victims and providing scientific evidence to substantiate victim's allegations of abuse, torture and murder while at the school.

No comments:

Post a Comment