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December 16, 2016 4:36 pm
Seth Augenstein
Six years ago this week, the search for a vanished prostitute along an isolated Long Island beach turned up skeletal remains. But it wasn’t who they were looking for. As the sombre anniversary passes, the hunt for the Long Island Serial Killer continues.
December 16, 2016 4:36 pm
Seth Augenstein
Six years ago this week, the search for a vanished prostitute along an isolated Long Island beach turned up skeletal remains. But it wasn’t who they were looking for. As the sombre anniversary passes, the hunt for the Long Island Serial Killer continues.
December 9, 2016 10:25 am
Daniel J. O’Connell
You are asked to participate in a crime scene investigation involving entry into a vertical manhole (water well, or sewer-type confined space). Although your investigations may often be conducted in unique environments, you may be unclear about entry into a confined space, and what exactly is required by the OSHA standards and regulations.
December 8, 2016 11:07 am
Seth Augenstein
Each year, between 14,000 and 16,000 people are killed in the United States at the willful hand of another person. But those are just the ones that are known, investigated and cataloged. How many go overlooked, from a person reported as a firearm suicide in their bedroom, to a missing person who is really lying in a shallow grave never to be found?
December 8, 2016 11:07 am
Raahat Devender Singh and Naveen Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Even though our cherished notions and deep beliefs regarding the trustworthiness of digital visual media have sustained our reliance on the legitimacy of their content at times, the hard truth is that images and videos lost their innocence decades ago—they are not infallible.
December 8, 2016 11:07 am
Seth Augenstein
Each year, between 14,000 and 16,000 people are killed in the United States at the willful hand of another person. But those are just the ones that are known, investigated and cataloged. How many go overlooked, from a person reported as a firearm suicide in their bedroom, to a missing person who is really lying in a shallow grave never to be found?
December 8, 2016 11:07 am
Raahat Devender Singh and Naveen Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Even though our cherished notions and deep beliefs regarding the trustworthiness of digital visual media have sustained our reliance on the legitimacy of their content at times, the hard truth is that images and videos lost their innocence decades ago—they are not infallible.
December 6, 2016 3:45 pm
Alan Jakman
Forensic genealogy is the study of identity and kinship in legal contexts. This includes finding family references for DNA identification, fraud exposure, locating heirs for probate matters, clearing real estate titles, determining mineral rights inheritance and more.
December 6, 2016 3:52 pm
Dr. Judy Melinek
It was one of the toughest phone conversations I have had in my 15 years as a forensic pathologist. I had just completed the autopsy of a 3-month-old infant.
December 6, 2016 3:45 pm
Alan Jakman
Forensic genealogy is the study of identity and kinship in legal contexts. This includes finding family references for DNA identification, fraud exposure, locating heirs for probate matters, clearing real estate titles, determining mineral rights inheritance and more.
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