The families of violent crime victims and missing persons deserve answers. We’re passionate about supporting law enforcement agencies to help make that happen.
Investigative genetic genealogist Allison Peacock brings passion, skills, and significant experience to facilitating the resolution of unknown identities, including deep expertise in researching genealogies in Latin
American countries, including Mexico. After more than 20 years experience in genealogical research and 30 in business management, she spent most of 2021 developing case handling systems, operational tactics and managing a team of genetic genealogists for forensic pioneer, Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick. She is also a hands-on investigator solving both unknown remains and violent crimes cases before founding FHD Forensics.
FHD Forensics leverages Allison’s experience on the front lines of this emerging field exclusively for law enforcement agencies.
“Allison Peacock was a godsend when it came to helping our families deal with the murder of our loved ones.” – Les Linn, victim’s brother
Isabel de la Luz
Cold Case Liaison, Isabel de la Luz came to the genetic genealogy field naturally when the use of DNA to identify unknown persons impacted her on a very personal level as a child. She holds a Masters degree in
Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Minor in Criminal Justice. Isabel is passionate about combining her unique skills and interests to support hard working cold case investigators and medical examiners in bringing closure to victims’ families.
In her role for FHD Forensics, Isabel is the primary point of contact for law enforcement agencies.
Submit a case to start a conversation with her about how this new and emerging field can help you close cold cases. Free case feasibility analysis is offered for all new clients.
With a deep specialty in African American genetic genealogy, Investigator Valerie Kemp is skilled at using DNA and thorough research to identify matches and map pedigrees for African American families
beyond the 1870 brick wall. In spite of the separations of enslavement, surname changes, and other issues unique to African American genealogy, Valerie has many confirmed solves in cases involving unidentified subjects. She frequently works with low shared cM matches, chromosome painting, and extensive research in order to solve cases.
In addition to her genetic genealogy expertise, Valerie brings skills in social science research implementation and analysis and background as an award winning filmmaker to her work for FHD Forensics and its clients.
Sue M. Senden
S. M. Senden has been a forensic artist for over 40 years with a specialty in artistic facial depictions created from a skull. She uses her skills to work with police departments helping
to identify the skeletonized remains of murder victims.
Senden has spent a number of years as an archaeological illustrator for various expeditions in Greece and Egypt. She has recently been asked to reconstruct some of the faces from the unusual elongated skulls discovered in Europe, such as those profiled by National Geographic and Smithsonian magazines. She is an experienced journalist, columnist and the author of numerous history books as well as a collection of historical murder mysteries and ghost tales.