EXHUMATION OF A BODY OF A VICTIM FROM THE PAST WAR CARRIED OUT IN BROD MUNICIPALITY08.06.2012. 15:05
At the site of Gornja Barica, Brod Municipality, on 07 June 2012, an exhumation was conducted and mortal remains of one body were uncovered.
Samples for DNA analysis have been collected from this body in order to establish the victim’s identity. The DNA analysis will be performed in the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
The mortal remains of the found body will be transferred to the City Cemetery in Modriča, where they will be left until the completion of a forensic analysis and identification.
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 exhumation process.
The exhumation was attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of the RS Ministry of the Interior, an expert forensic pathologist and an Investigator of the BiH Prosecutor's Office.
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 conducting exhumations and tracing missing persons in all parts of BiH.
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