Posted by: Chuck Eglinton on: February 18, 2012
|Summary: The gravestone for a murder victim includes a QR code that can be scanned for information and photos about the murder victim and contact information for the Sheriff’s office.|
In Fond Du Lack County, Wisconsin, Some families are using QR codes in headstones to extend the remembrance of a loved one. In this case detectives have incorporated a QR code into the headstone of a young woman to help cultivate tips about her murder.
The headstone includes an image of the unknown woman and a QR code. When someone scans the QR code on the marker, a site is displayed on their smartphone that contains information about the woman and contact information for the Sheriff’s office.