Death Investigation

911 Tapes: Cold Case Artifacts

Preserving Evidence in Cold Case Investigations A 911 Tape is the ‘Holy Grail’ for Investigators By: Joseph Giacalone 911 tapes are one of the most important elements of a cold case investigation. They often contain the names, phone numbers and other [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:12:41+00:00October 1st, 2012|Autopsy, Cold Case, Death Investigation, DNA, Forensics, ME Coroner, NamUs, Unsolved|

Cause of Death vs. Manner of Death

Cause of Death vs. Manner of Death An Integral Piece of Information in Death Investigations Is there a difference between the Cause and Manner of Death? Yes, there is a big difference. Investigators should appear at the Medical Examiner's Office for [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:11:03+00:00September 14th, 2012|Autopsy, Death Investigation, ME Coroner|

The Murder of Innocence: Newborn “Fredericka Mary”

A News Team’s Quest for the Truth By: Joe McGinty, CCS Contributor In the early morning hours of Mother’s Day, May 11, 1986, a man in Needham, Massachusetts would make a disturbing discovery inside of a trash barrel as he [...]

By |2016-12-05T08:53:34+00:00August 1st, 2012|Cold Case, Death Investigation, DNA, Missing Persons, NamUs|

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rock Star

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rockstar by: Joseph L. Giacalone If you are a fan of the CSI TV series or similar criminal investigation shows, then why not learn about the real forensic rock stars. These men and women are the real [...]