Week 11: Sum it up!
March 25, 2011 By
Frank Bender, forensic artist/sculptor, is battling lung cancer. He spent a lifetime helping authorities solving crimes by contouring the faces of murder victims and the unidentified. He primarily works in clay and then casts his pieces into plaster and paints them, but he has also aged fugitives using pastels. His fine art work stems from his […]
A 19th Century Coffin revolutionized 20th Century Forensic Science is a guest blog post by Dolly Stolze. Dolly is a writer and has a Masters in Forensic Anthropology from California State University, Los Angeles. Though her first love is Forensic Anthropology, she also enjoys writing about macabre history and the weird things that happen to human remains. […]
Guest post: Joseph Halpern Part 2 by Silvia Pettem: For six days in August 1933, park authorities searched drainages and followed all possible trails for the missing 22-year-old hiker, Joseph Halpern. Authorities also checked the registers on Taylor and nearby peaks, but none showed Joseph’s signature––a customary procedure for climbers, once they reach a summit. Perhaps […]