New DNA testing method helps NYPD get closer to identifying man found dismembered in 2005


(Rocco Parascandola/NY Daily News)- An unidentified man brutally murdered in Brooklyn more than a decade ago now has a face, thanks to a new DNA testing method that the NYPD hopes will lead to his identification — and to the person who killed him.

Working with a Virginia firm, Parabon NanoLabs, that uses phenotyping — which analyzes the genetic content of DNA to generate a composite image of the victim — detectives now know the dead man, whose skin pigment had faded with death, is black.

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