CHAPTER 368q
MEDICOLEGAL INVESTIGATIONS

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Sec. 19a-407a. DNA typing.

      Sec. 19a-407a. DNA typing. (a) After performing any death scene investigation when homicide is suspected, the official with custody of the human remains shall ensure that the human remains are delivered to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

      (b) The Chief Medical Examiner shall obtain from the human remains (1) samples of tissue suitable for DNA typing, if possible, or (2) samples of whole bone or hair suitable for DNA typing. The Chief Medical Examiner shall immediately submit the samples obtained to the Division of Scientific Services within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

      (P.A. 11-102, S. 2.)

      History: (Revisor's note: In Subsec. (b), "Division of Scientific Services within the Department of Public Safety" was changed editorially by the Revisors to "Division of Scientific Services within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection" to conform with changes made by P.A. 11-51).

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