But there is a limiting factor. While most unidentified bodies are meticulously added into the database, it’s the other side of the equation—the missing—who are often left out of the database. Only a fraction of people who disappear are ever added to NamUs, said J. Todd Matthews, the director of case management and communications for the organization.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced the formation of the Oklahoma Task Force on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Monday to explore the backlog of sexual assault forensic evidence kits, commonly known as rape kits, in the criminal justice system in Oklahoma.