Crime Scene Evidence
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Hello. I am writing a crime novel and there are two questions I want to find answers to:
1. For how long can identifiable DNA or other forensic evidence be extracted from bones once they are immersed in water? For example if a victim is found in a fresh water lake.
2. If blood was deposited on a wooden built boat how long would that last to be able to extract enough information to match the bones in the water?
Grateful for you answers so I can finish my book!
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