http://helpfindthemissing.org/forum/showthread.php?p=535693 Feb. 16, 2009 (CBS) The Justice Department will unveil a computer database this week called NamUS, meant to bring answers, and perhaps even some peace and closure, to families searching for a missing loved one. There are 40,000 unidentified bodies and remains in the United States, reports 48 Hours correspondent Erin Moriarty reported on The Early Show Monday. Until now, there hasn't been any system to connect those remains with people looking for missing family members. But, says Moriarty, that's about to change, in part because of a determined mother in Ohio. I just saw this on TV.