Witness: Man Was Forced to Participate in 3 Slayings to ‘Dirty His Hands’ — TIME

Three people were strangled or smothered to death in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life, according to court testimony. The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish…

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Vintage forensics: fingerprints on gun — Horror History .net

September 16, 1930 Los Angeles, California This vintage forensics photograph shows the detail of a fingerprint on a gun

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The Top Five Computer Forensic Tools — Cyber Incision

Forensic tools are something that are required to be updated on a regular basis. Whether because of patches, new hardware, or just a changing technological landscape, tools must be maintained in order to remain relevant. The ongoing support is just one of the reasons that the tools discussed in this article are the most used […]

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It was declared as ‘dishwashing liquid.’ It was really 4,020 litres of an MDMA precursor drug —

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized over 4,000 litres of “dishwashing liquid” in Vancouver last year. Only, it wasn’t dishwashing liquid. It was MDP-2-P, a precursor used in the production of ecstasy and MDMA. Coverage of drug seizures on Globalnews.ca: The seizure happened when border services officers with the CBSA processed a container from…

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Improper Evidence Gathering

“[…] Improperly Photographed Impressions: If the examination involves a photographed tire impression, many things can affect the dimensional accuracy of that photograph. If the camera’s film plane (back) is not perfectly parallel to the impression, then the photograph will have a perspective problem that can affect the ability to accurately enlarge the photograph of the […]

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6 Forensic Advancements via Sue Colleta

The forensic community works tirelessly to improve techniques to aid law enforcement, and much of this work is done at body farms across the country. The Texas body farm has conducted some amazing work as of late. I’ve complied my top six forensic advancements, which I think you’ll find fascinating. 6 Mind-Blowing Forensic Advancements

via 6 Mind-Blowing Forensic Advancements – by Crime Writer, Sue Coletta… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog