Match! WV - Greenbrier Co., AsianFem Skel 859UFWV, Sep'02 *Karen Tait*

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  1. CarlK90245

    CarlK90245 UID Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Here's another photo of Karen. Interesting that in this photo she is wearing orange shorts. She was found wearing orange shorts.

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  2. Magnum P.E.

    Magnum P.E. Active Member

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  3. CarlK90245

    CarlK90245 UID Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I got a reply from Pamela Reed that based on the tip, they obtained Karen Tait's dentals and saw similarities that further suggested a potential match worth pursuing. They then escalated the DNA FRS to the national level.

    The CODIS hit came after that. So it was the tip that precipitated the escalation of the DNA profile to CODIS, and consequently, the CODIS hit.

    The news articles don't go into that kind of detail, but I think this is sufficient to classify this as a WS Match!
     
  4. TxJan1971

    TxJan1971 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations, Carl! Keep up the great sleuthing. We're proud of you and appreciative of your tremendous contributions!
     
  5. Snufamonbobball

    Snufamonbobball But O for the touch of the vanished hand & the sou

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    Great job Carl!
     
  6. Kimster

    Kimster Former Member

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    CarlK, I have tears in my eyes! I am always so moved when we have a match! THANK YOU and BLESS YOU for the hours and hours you and your team spend here trying to send people home to their loved ones!

    And my prayers to Karen's family as they process this new stage in Karen's disappearance. She's coming home. :rose:
     
  7. Salem

    Salem Former Member

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    What Kimster said!!!!

    Great Job! You guys are such dedicated sleuths and are so appreciated!

    :yourock:

    Salem
     
  8. nursebeeme

    nursebeeme Registered User

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    you guys are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Way to go!!!!!!!!
     
  9. imamaze

    imamaze Former Member

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    I agree with everyone else here. Great Job! Thank you for all the time you give to the Unidentified.

    Ima
     
  10. fran

    fran Former Member

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    I would like to ad my congrats too!

    You are simply amazing!

    :fireworks:


    fran
     
  11. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Former Member

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    Wonderful job CarlK. We're so proud of you and the great success of the UID forum. You all make us extremely proud!
     
  12. micheleonelonly

    micheleonelonly New Member

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    Nice work, Carl.
    Interesting, that photo of her in orange shorts. It's kinda spooky that they could be the ones she wore when she died...
     
  13. Tricia

    Tricia Owner Websleuths.com Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    Wow. This is so wonderful!!! Carlk Thank you for all you do you are amazing
     
  14. Magnum P.E.

    Magnum P.E. Active Member

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    Awesome work CarlK!! Your dedication is amazing!
     
  16. vermontaigne

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    Irish_Eyes Well-Known Member

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    Great job. As you say the CODIS hit would have come anyway but we all know how long that process can take. I truly pray for her child and hope her family can get to know Karen's child.
     
  18. Cubby

    Cubby fly the W!

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    Congratulations Carl! Thank you for your endless dedication to these unidentified persons. You are truly an inspiration!

    Thank you for your efforts which brought Karen home.
     
  19. believe09

    believe09 Well-Known Member

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    Great Job everyone...hat's off to you CarlK :bow:
     
  20. ctaylor

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    Well done Carl, you're attention to detail and sleuthing are incredible!
     

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