investigation

Whodunnit, and why? All about criminal investigations and the forensic methods used to search for clues and collect evidence to get to the bottom of the crime.

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Kai Alexander 12 hours ago
The Boy in the Box
On the morning of February 25, 1957, the body of a young boy between the age of three and seven was found in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia. A young man who was trapping animals found the body,...
Catrina Palko2 days ago
The Truth Behind Lenore Bing Pt. 2
As I said before, names have been changed to protect identities. Enjoy! The more I read into her book the more I realized the stories I heard as a child were true!! Ms. Bing was long gone before I was...
Catrina Palko3 days ago
The Truth Behind Lenore Bing Pt. 1
I have changed names as to protect those involved... In a small town in Eastern Tennessee there was said to be a lady named Lenore Bing. Ms. Lenore was described to be very, very into witchcraft & dar...
Tainted Love: The Murder of Laci Peterson
Everyone knows that one couple that looks like a real-life Disney happily ever after. It's that couple never seems to tire of each other, that makes everyone feel a little happy inside, and somehow gi...
Edward Anderson11 days ago
Missing Father Found Buried in Basement
"He went out for cigarettes." It's a tried-and-true plot device many shows have used to address an absentee father (or in some cases mother). For one family though, it turned out to be a case of art i...
Matt McCarthy12 days ago
The Woman in the Tree
In 1943, a group of young children discovered the skeleton of a young woman inside of a wych elm tree in the small English town of Hagley. These four boys, local to the area, were in Hagley wood poach...
Cato Conroy14 days ago
10 Crime Scene Photos with Horrifying Backstories
Photos have a way of conveying intensity, despair, and horror in ways that words often can't. Pictures are one of the most powerful tools criminal investigators have when it comes to solving homicides...
Nich J. Lack17 days ago
A Story for a Dead Man
I set my alarm as if I was setting a bomb rigged to blow. It’s 1:22am on a Friday night and I’m half drunk and dreading tomorrow’s wake up. I’ve always hated tomorrow’s wake up, it didn’t matter the t...
Cato Conroy17 days ago
The Mysterious Death of Richard Lancelyn Green
How far would you go to show your love for your favorite fandom? Would you spend money on merchandise? Become a scholar on the subject? Go to conventions based on the topic? Would you write books for ...
The Death of Superman: Who Killed George Reeves?
Underneath the beautiful veneer of pristine people was a world where sordid affairs, business intrigue, and mafia connections were alive and well. Ah, old world Hollywood—what a place! It was a place ...
Robert Waldo19 days ago
Russia’s Invasion by Barbarians
Are we back to the ancient laws of survival? Here’s a challenge to understand Russian realities: what is the commonality between a store security guard, a 14-year old soldier from Crimea, Khabib Nurma...
Edward Anderson20 days ago
The Ultimate Mystery: Brian Shaffer's Disappearance
"I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery, and mystery," Luis Barragan said about mysteries. Given that context, the disappearance of Brian Shaffer is one of the ...
John McNamara22 days ago
West Yorkshire Police Have Questions to Answer
Twenty men of South Asian heritage were recently handed custodial sentences at Leeds Crown court for conducting a reign of sexual terror that affected a plethora of young girls in Huddersfield over a seven year period. Sadly this is not the first time a northern English town has endured a grooming scandal of this magnitude. Rotherham, Doncaster, Sheffield, Keighley and Rochdale have also experienced similar incidents. This particular grooming scandal was all too familiar as a gang of perverse as...
Jennifer Turtona month ago
Target Hardening: An Effective Approach to Terrorism Prevention? The Case of Manchester Arena
Although target hardening is considered a "tried and tested" means of crime prevention by Criminologists, who have seen it used to tackle crimes including household burglary and shoplifting in the pas...
Jennifer Turtona month ago
The Lost Generation: India's Railway Children, Part I
Introduction Human trafficking has been recognised as one of the most pressing issues facing contemporary global society, with the OCHR, World Bank and UN having all addressed ongoing concerns about t...
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Lena Baileya month ago
The Jodi Arias Case
Now the only person that calls this case the real life "fatal attraction" is me, but after you read this post you may see why I call it that. There had been Dateline episodes and Lifetime movies done ...
Allie Sunderlanda month ago
Cold Case: Black Dahlia
On a cold winter's day, in 1947, the body of a beautiful aspiring actress was discovered. The mother, who was walking with her child, at first that it was a mannequin just ditched to the side of the r...
Erin Maya month ago
Teeth Marks in an Apple
One of the strangest things that was supposed to be in Scotland Yard’s Black Museum was the cast of a bite in an apple found in the room of murder victim, Harriet Buswell. Harriet Buswell came from a ...