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German Cops Use Ear Prints To Catch Serial Burglar

May 01, 2012  | 

CC_Flickr: Travis Isaacs
CC_Flickr: Travis Isaacs

Police in Germany have linked a Macedonian man to 96 burglaries using fingerprints, DNA evidence, and ear prints, reports Spiegel Online.

The 33-year-old Macedonian man allegedly stole $660,000 in goods and left ear-print impressions while listening at doors.

Tags: Forensic Evidence, International Police, Identifying Subjects


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Bud Chapman @ 5/2/2012 10:16 AM

I once heard that 'ear prints' were the same as finger-prints and that they were going to be used in criminal investigation. Now I guess it has come to pass!

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