Family Secrets: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV795
Subject: Canadian History, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Science, Social Sciences, Sociology
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 20
In “Family Secrets”, W5 correspondent Sandie Rinaldo tells the inside story of a double murder that remained unsolved for more than three decades until the case was cracked using a new scientific technique that combines DNA information and genealogical research. The conviction, which relied on DNA from a distant relative, ushered in a new era for law enforcement that has some celebrating while others are left devastated when their genetic past is revealed.
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