Forensic medicine – MCQ 40 – Identification of a person

A convict whose family or relations were not known and no biological sample was available with jail authorities, escaped from the jail. A dead body resembling the convict was found in nearby forest. but due to mutilation of face, identity could not be established. The positive identity that he is the same convict who escaped from jail can be established by
A. Blood Grouping
B. DNA Profile
C. Anthropometry
D. HLA typing

Correct answer : C. Anthropometry

Blood grouping, DNA profiling and HLA typing require a biological sample.

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