EXHUMATION OF BODIES OF THE VICTIMS FROM THE PAST WAR WAS CARRIED OUT IN SANSKI MOST23.03.2012. 15:30
The exhumation was carried out at the site of Hrustovo – Merdanovića, in Sanski Most municipality, resulting with the uncovery of the remains of one body. The remains will be transported to the identification centre in Šejkovača in Sanski Most for forensic processing, aiming to determine the cause of death and for the collection of bone samples for the DNA analysis in order to establish the identity of the victim.
The exhumation process was supervised by an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH, who acted in accordance with the instructions of the Prosecutor while coordinating the work of police, forensic experts and other authorized persons engaged in the process of exhumations. The exhumation was attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine – an expert pathologist as well as Police Officers of Police Department 3 – Sanski Most who investigated the scene and secured the location.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH, along with other institutions involved in the process of tracing the missing persons in BiH, continues its activities in the process of exhumations and tracing the missing in all parts of BiH.
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