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Ohio plans training in cold-case murders

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WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) - The state of Ohio is beginning its first training session for law enforcement officers working on cold-case homicides.

The state Bureau of Criminal Investigation hosts the Unsolved Homicide Investigative Strategies and Resources course Tuesday in the Cincinnati suburb of West Chester.

It's the first of several regional courses planned throughout the state.

Detectives will be trained on aspects of cold-case investigations, including unsolved homicide methodology, initial assessment and protocol.

A review panel will also look at evidence in a number of open homicide cases and make recommendations.

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