Tag Archives: mystery

Man Who Allegedly Murdered His Family Nearly Forty Years Ago is Newest Addition to Most Wanted List

It is a cold case that is filled with horrific acts of brutality, clues left in multiple states, and a possible element of international mystery. And, the FBI is hoping that by highlighting its suspect on the Ten Most Wanted … Continue reading

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Assessing the Psychopath

Have you ever gotten frustrated with someone’s indifferent reaction or maybe even the harmful way one person treated another and thought, “That person is a psychopath!” Merriam Webster defines “psychopath” as “a person who is mentally ill, who does not … Continue reading

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Using Patterns to Predict Crimes

We have all heard that humans are creatures of habit. We like certain pillows when we sleep, we always drive the same route to work, maybe even have the same breakfast to start each day. Now it seems that our … Continue reading

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Female Serial Killer in England Sentenced to Life in Prison

While I focus a lot of research on crimes that are committed in the United States, and unfortunately there are no shortage of them, I also like to keep up with what is happening in other justice systems. This week … Continue reading

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Forensics – The Past Meets the Present

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
Here are some fun facts about forensics. It is often thought that police forensics has been a relatively new contribution to interpreting, reconstructing, and solving crimes in our society.  Quite the contrary, police forensics,…

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Writing and the Winter Olympics

Have you been watching any of the Winter Olympics in Sochi? I love how every four years we all become experts on curling and the biathlon and the luge as we analyze every athlete on our television screens. The spectacle … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Keeps the Criminals Inside

If you are reading this blog post from somewhere in the United States, chances are you are someplace cold. This winter has brought Arctic temperatures to places not used to seeing the thermometer go below freezing and then parked those … Continue reading

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