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‘Forensic Breakthrough’ Leads to Potential Suspect in 40-Year-Old Irish Massacre

The Kingsmill massacre, the execution of 10 unarmed men, is one of the most infamous attacks from the violent era of the ‘Troubles’ in...

Former police officer admits: JonBenet Ramsey case was mishandled

The murder of six-year old JonBenet Ramsey is a case the world will never forget. It is in the spotlight again after a former police...

State Agency: Analysis of Evidence in Bobo Case Finished

Authorities say they have completed their analysis of more than 460 pieces of evidence in the case of a woman whose partial remains were...

Vincent van Gogh was MURDERED, says forensic expert

The true nature of Vincent van Gogh’s death continues to be a topic ripe for mystery – after a leading forensics expert has claimed...

World’s End: Angus Sinclair found guilty of teenagers’ 1977 murders

THE horrific murders of Helen Scott and Christine Eadie set in motion a long and challenging police investigation which would span decades, involve thousands...

New forensic link could bring closure in brutal Canberra cold case murder

Fifteen years on from one of Canberra's most brutal unsolved murders, a new forensic link has brought the killer closer to justice. Police say they...

10 Murderers Who Changed How We Investigate Murder

Ever since we realized that catching a malefactor wasn't as simple as throwing them in the water to see if they floated, we had...

Canadian-Based Forensic Anthropologists are Helping Bring Closure to Guatemalan Genocide Victims

by Raf Katigbak, VICE From an outsider's perspective, the job of a forensic anthropologist can seem almost mundane. There's the practical side: the digging, the meticulous...

Third Michael Brown autopsy unlikely to solve mystery

A third autopsy was conducted on Monday on the body of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a police officer on 9 August...

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Trees and shrubs might reveal the location of decomposing bodies

Plants could help investigators find dead bodies. Botanists believe the sudden flush of nutrients into the soil from decomposition may affect nearby foliage. If...

Are Detectives discounting the associative value of fingerprints that fall short of an identification in their investigations?

Every day, Fingerprint Experts in every latent office across the globe examine fingermarks that they determine to fall short of an identification....

Using the NCIC Bayesian Network to improve your AFIS searches

This National Crime Information Centre (NCIC) Bayesian network is based on the statistical data of general patterns of fingerprints on the hands...

DNA decontamination of fingerprint brushes

Using fingerprint brushes across multiple crime scenes yields a high risk of DNA cross-contamination. Thankfully an Australian study has discovered a quick and easy way to safely decontaminate fingerprint brushes to prevent this contamination risk and allows the brushes to be safely reused even after multiple cleaning cycles.

Detection of latent fingerprint hidden beneath adhesive tape by optical coherence tomography

Adhesive tape is a common item which can be encountered in criminal cases involving rape, murder, kidnapping and explosives. It is often the case...
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