Cops Just 3D-Printed A Murder Victim’s Fingerprint To Access His Phone

A computer science professor and his PhD student 3D-printed a replica of a murder victim’s fingers in an effort to unlock the victim’s phone.

The DCNF spoke with Michigan State University PhD student Sunpreet Arora, who along with professor Anil Jain, was approached by law enforcement officials to help solve a murder mystery. Arora and his professor were not able to share details regarding the ongoing murder investigation, but they were able to discuss the science behind replicating a human fingerprints.