Tag Archives: evidence

The Dead Winter: Two Unsolved Christmas Murders

While many across the world rejoice in the festivities of the Christmas holiday season, there is a darkness that fills the hearts of some. As the saying goes, there is no rest for the wicked; holidays or not, those with … Continue reading

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Gruesome Mysteries: Forensics Cracks the Case

Photo courtesy of fineartamerica.com For many of us, the area in which we live is filled with relative peace and tranquility. But, sometimes, a gruesome and brutal crime will occur in our community. And then suddenly, that harmony is turned … Continue reading

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The Art of Impression Evidence

“There is no branch of detective science that is so important and so much neglected as the art of tracing footsteps”, simply stated by the fictional detective character, Sherlock Holmes, from “A Study in Scarlet” written in 1881. How important … Continue reading

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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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Which Key Piece of Evidence Can Make or Break a Case?

I have received so many questions, comments and emails about fingerprint evidence and crime scene investigations, so I decided to keep with the theme from one of my previous posts about fingerprints.  There is so much more the fingerprint evidence … Continue reading

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A Free Man after Nearly a Decade Behind Bars

This week, a Missouri man was able to walk free for the first time in a decade after an appeals court overturned his conviction. Ryan Ferguson had insisted from the start that he was not guilty of murdering Columbia Tribune … Continue reading

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Funeral Director Finds Evidence Missed by Investigators

You expect that investigators who are called to the home of a dead woman will be able to determine whether or not this person simply died of natural causes or was murdered.  In most instances, the clues surrounding a homicide … Continue reading

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