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Fingerprints of the dead

A research team led by Anil Jain accessed a murder victim’s smartphone to help solve a crime.
A research team led by Anil Jain accessed a murder victim’s smartphone to help solve a crime.

Aug. 1, 2016

Accessing a murder victim's smartphone to help solve a crime

When the Michigan State University Police Department approached Anil Jain to see if he could access a fingerprint-locked deceased man’s smartphone to aid in a police investigation, Jain accepted the scientific challenge.

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