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Daniel Dougherty and Forensic Arson Detection

Photograph AdS Daniel Dougherty was found guilty of deliberately igniting fires in his home that killed his two sons, Danny(4) and Johnny(3) in 1985. Police arrested Dougherty 14 years later,…

Case of the Month: Forensic arson detection

…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 Dougherty

New trial for Daniel Dougherty

Dougherty had two unfair trials. The three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that Dougherty should get a new trial. They cited three crucial errors the Common Pleas Court…

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 Johnny(3)….

Cold Case Database

…near 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…

Sum it up! #20

…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, accidental fire,…

David Lee Gavitt free after 30 years!

…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 part…