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A mock inquest - what happens when unidentified human remains are found?

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Have you ever wondered what happens when unidentified human remains are found in Victoria?

Who investigates unidentified remains? What evidence is needed? What role can DNA testing play? What happens when homicide is suspected? 

Join the Coroners Court of Victoria and the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine for a mock inquest to learn about forensic identification methods and the role of the coronial process in piecing together the mystery of unidentified remains.

You will hear from legal and forensic experts on topics including:
- how DNA can be used to identify remains
- the role of the police, forensic pathologists and anthropologists
- investigative procedures used by the coroner to establish if the death was accidental or if a crime may have been committed. 

Presented by:
Coroners Court of Victoria

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