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The David Carmichael Story: Violence and Antidepressant Roulette

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The David Carmichael Story: Violence and Antidepressant Roulette

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The Holly Moore case: Comments by Richard Eikelenboom

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Selma Eikelenboom  and I worked on the case of Holly Moore.
Ray Moore called us with the story that his daughter Holly had died and that the coroner did come to the conclusion that is was suicide. The family of Holly did not believe that.

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CYP Testing to Help Prevent Dangerous Adverse Drug Reactions

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Selma Eikelenboom-Schieveld wrote a blog for the website Mad in America. It is about CYP testing.
Readers of our website might be aware that antidepressants can cause suicide, other violent behavior and even homicide. These can be side effects or adverse drug reactions from the

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The Aaron Hernandez case: IFS gets involved

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Selma and Richard Eikelenboom flew to Boston last week to work on the case of Aaron Hernandez. Biological samples were taken for DNA investigations at the facilities of the forensic laboratory in the headquarters of the Boston police. The lab holds the same ASCLD accreditation as

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Fort Lauderdale shooting a new tragic case: Shooter had Mental health issues

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Comment by Richard Eikelenboom
The shooting of travelers at the airport in Fort Lauderdale is extremely tragic. Not only for the victims and their families, but also for the decorated veteran shooter and his family. It is clear by now that the shooter had issues

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Post by “the Hanged Juror”: remarks by Richard Eikelenboom

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Since I am not a native English speaker and writer it is difficult for me to explain what happend to me during the trail of Casey Anthony  and other (high profile) cases. For a Dutch person the American justice system is weird and the fact

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A short review of the JonBenet Ramsey case, by Richard Eikelenboom

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Case outline
I was asked to review the JonBenet Ramsey case for A&E. For this review, I received reports, pictures and tables with DNA results. I assume that the DNA profiles provided to me in tables are a correct representation of the raw data. However,

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Richard and Selma Eikelenboom: Importance of innocence projects

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The amount of cases in which DNA proved that people were convicted innocent is increasing every year. It is clear that innocence projects are of great importance. Of course a number of people claim to be innocent while they are guilty. Innocence projects can sort

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Selma Eikelenboom-Schieveld: Anti-depressants, violence and Cytochrome P450

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The relevance of cytochrome P450 polymorphism in forensic medicine and akathisia-related violence and suicideDNA
This article describes three homicides, in which antidepressants and CYP450 were of great importance.
 
 

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DENVER POLICE LAB “DNA ERRORS”

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BAD DIRECTIONS BLAMED FOR DENVER POLICE DNA ERRORS
Comment by RICHARD EIKELENBOOM
The Denver police Laboratory made a number of mistakes in several cases over a period of 2 years.
The Denver Post states:
“The mistake happened when the crime lab’s DNA-matching machine “froze” while

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