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Daniel Dougherty and Forensic Arson Detection

…why. Despite that, the state of Texas executed Cameron Todd Willingham. Will the state of Pennsylvania make the same mistake? Daniel Dougherty was found guilty of deliberately igniting fires in…

Case of the Month: Forensic arson detection

…formally accused the lead prosecutor of misconduct after an investigation requested by the Innocence Project.” The quest for better forensic arson detection and investigation continues. Daniel Dougherty In 2000, Daniel…

New trial for Daniel Dougherty

…Photograph AdS On October 31, the Pennsylvania Superior Court gave Daniel Dougherty what he has coveted: a new trial. For the third time. The defense and appellate courts…

A retrial for Daniel Dougherty

…A retrial for Daniel Dougherty starts coming Monday. In 1985, Daniel Dougherty was found guilty of deliberately igniting fires in his home that killed his two sons, Danny(4) and…

Cold Case Database

…the foster parents’ farm. Despite excavations in 2010 at the farm, the case remains unsolved. Last check 3/2017 Dougherty, Daniel Pennsylvania, USA 1985 Link In 2000, Daniel Dougherty was found…

Week 20 + 21: Sum it up!

…series of course, brought up the Willingham case again for me. If you are interested in arson detection, research the cases of Willingham, Dougherty and Richey for information about arson,…

David Lee Gavitt free after 30 years!

…the case of Daniel Dougherty. Back to Gavitt! A quote from Frontline: “Gavitt’s case involves both a crucial error in forensic science and the debunking of myths that have been…