Bloodline Detectives

Sheeps Flat Murder Mystery

Series 1 - Episode 11 Sheeps Flat Murder Mystery



How DNA testing assisted the police investigation into the Washoe County murder. The body of an unknown woman was recovered in July 1982, but it wasn't until 2019 that new methods in genetic genealogy allowed her to be positively identified as Mary Silvani. The man suspected of killing her committed suicide in 1983.