Sum it up #26

Exciting times with a lot happening during the summer. Of course, I am thrilled to tell you that my post about the Penn State CSI Students’ opinion in the William Thomas Zeigler case has soared to DCC’s most popular and best read post spot! And, the post is being circulated around the blawgosphere! Some have […]

Penn State CSI Students on the Zeigler Case

Penn State CSI Students on the Zeigler Case: a review of Zeigler Project During their final spring semester twenty five (25) undergraduate and five (5) graduate students from Penn State University (PSU) reviewed documents pertaining to the trial and conviction of William Thomas Zeigler. Mr. Zeigler was convicted in 1976 of murdering his wife Eunice […]

R.I.P Frank Bender

The Huffington Post brings the shattering news that Frank Bender passed away. “Bender used skulls from decomposed bodies as the basis for re-creating faces of unknown victims. Among his successes was the case of 18-year-old Rosella Atkinson, whose then-unidentified remains were found behind a city ball field in 1988. Police asked for Bender’s help, and […]

Sum it Up #25

It has been a while since I did a “Sum it Up” post. They will still be numbered but will not appear weekly anymore. I have received many questions from DCC readers and others about Elizabeth Short’s case (the Black Dahlia). Because of the slow down during the summer months, I have decided to keep collecting […]

Update McLeod trial (Hina Family murders)

A pretrial hearing begins coming Monday in Sullivan County Superior Court (NH) in the case of David McLeod who is accused of setting the 1989 fire that killed the Hina family. McLeod was indicted last year on four counts of murder, accused of setting the blaze that killed the Hinas. I am particularly interested in the forensic arson detection part […]

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