Michelle Hynes LLB (Hons), also known as @legaleaglemhm on Twitter, is a multiple award winning law graduate from the University of Glasgow. She has recently finished studying for the Diploma in Legal Practice and is en-route to the Faculty of Advocates where she hopes to be called to the Scottish Bar. Michelle’s journey to the legal profession [...]Tags: Vidocq presents ...!
Archive for March, 2011
A roller coaster that went on for 90 minutes if we had not been called back to our daily duties! We started of with my request for help. There are cases were I could use help researching a cold case, post an introduction to the case, and then keep the case up to date. I [...]Tags: Autopsy, Crime Scene, Evidence, Finger Printing, Forensics, fromelles, Identification, Investigations Division, Missing Person, Partial Finger Printing, Police, Unsolved Homicide, Victim, Witnesses
Christopher David Winter, who was arrested last year for the 1981 murder of Joseph Azevedo, pleaded not guilty last Monday to murder and burglary charges. His DNA links him to the crime. Winter will remain in jail without bail possibilities. He is expected back in court on April 21, 2011. Then it has to be decided whether the evidence is [...]Tags: Autopsy, Ballistics, California, Crime Scene, DNA, Evidence, Finger Printing, Forensics, Gun Fire, Identification, Investigations Division, Police, Unsolved Homicide, Victim
Stephen Miera may have been forgotten by the media and the authorities but he is not forgotten by his family. His youngest sister, Antonia Light, emailed me some memories. Antonia remembered that her mother had hired a detective to see what he could find out. She thinks that his last name was Stone. He gave Antonia’s mother a report [...]Tags: Autopsy, California, Crime Scene, DNA, Evidence, Forensics, Identification, Investigations Division, Police, Unsolved Homicide, Victim
A fast-paced hour that still has my mind spinning…here goes: Joined by TRLeVeque, KatCop13, TanyaGoodwinDoc, SarahEGlenn, BlueDog89, IowaColdCases, WyndhamForensic, OceanBluePress, WorldCrime, and of course, ColdCaseSquad, our discussions focussed on digital forensics in the cases of Novak and Wei, we touched on the Linda Sohus case, we discussed extradition, Crime Stoppers, rewards, and facial mapping. The cases [...]Tags: digital forensics, Evidence, facial mapping, Forensics
On November 25, 2007, Jason Wei, restaurant owner and father of two young children, was murdered during a robbery at the Osaka Ya Sushi Restaurant at 815 West Naomi Avenue, Arcadia, CA. Despite efforts, there are few leads. I quote from the Arcadia Police Officer’s Association Info Blog: “The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today [...]Tags: Ballistics, California, Crime Scene, Evidence, Forensics, Gun Fire, Identification, Investigations Division, Police, Unsolved Homicide, Victim, Witnesses
From the LASD on Nixle: On March 15, 2011, the LA County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter for the 1985 murder of John Sohus(26). Gerhartsreiter, of German nationality, is also known as Christopher Chichester or Clark Rockefeller. “In February of 1985, John (26) and Linda Sohus (28) disappeared from their home in the 1900 [...]Tags: Autopsy, California, Crime Scene, DNA, Evidence, FBI, Forensics, Investigations Division, Missing Person, Police, Prisons, Unsolved Homicide, Victim, Witnesses