List of instruments used in forensics

Instruments used in Forensics, including autopsy dissections are as follows: Serological, chemical and genetic testings are done by the respective people of these branches.

List of Twin Peaks characters

Leo JohnsonRonette PulaskiBobby Briggs
Doctor Will Hayward (played by Warren Frost) is a physician and coroner who, due to his close relationship with her, refuses to perform Laura Palmer's autopsy. His first name is not generally used, but he is called "Will" in several episodes; he is normally just called "Doc". He is the husband of Eileen and father of three daughters: Donna (who has by far the biggest role of the family), Harriet, and Gersten. The Doc is generally a balanced, fair man, but he is especially upset by Laura's murder, as he is a friend of the Palmers and his daughters knew her well.

Pathologists' assistant

A pathologists’ assistant (PA) is a physician extender whose expertise lies in gross examination of surgical specimens as well as performing forensic, medicolegal, and hospital autopsies. PAs work under the indirect or direct supervision of a board certified anatomical pathologist, who ultimately renders a diagnosis based on the PA's detailed gross examination and/or tissue submission for microscopic evaluation.

Index of criminology articles

List of criminology topics
accounting – forensic anthropology – forensic ballistics – forensic engineering – forensic entomology – forensic evidence – forensic genetics – forensic odontology – forensic palynology – forensic pathology – forensic psychiatry – forensic psychology – forensic scienceforensic toxicology – forgery – Willie Francis – fraud – frustration-aggression theory gamma hydroxybutyrate – gender-politics model – general deterrence – genocide – geographic profiling – grand jury – grave robbing – grievous bodily harm – guilt – guilty but mentally ill – gun control habitual offender statute – hacker – harm reduction – hate crime – hedonistic calculus – heroin – home invasion – homelessness – homicide –

List of Autopsy: The Last Hours of... episodes

The following is a list of celebrities who have been profiled on the Channel 5 (UK) and Reelz (USA) documentary series Autopsy: The Last Hours of..., which delves into how they may have suddenly died. * * – Directory Lists of people by cause of death. List of deaths from drug overdose and intoxication. Series website. Series website . Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... (TV Guide). Autopsy | REELZ - YouTube. – Directory.

The Gouffé Case

The new investigative techniques used in this case marked a milestone in forensic pathology and forensic science. On the 13th of August, 1889, roadmender Denis Coffy received a complaint of a bad smell on the secondary road in Vernaison in Millery. According to «The Tower of Millery», a large oilskin cloth bag, emitting a foul smell, was found under a bush. Authorities were alerted. In the bag the investigating officers spotted a small clue. A forensic surgeon, Paul Bernard, undertook an autopsy on August 14th.


Coprophilia is a paraphilia, a psychosexual disorder (DSM-5) where the object of sexual interest is feces, and may be associated with coprophagia. Coprophagia is sometimes depicted in pornography, usually under the term scat (from scatology). A notorious example of this is the pornographic shock video 2 Girls 1 Cup. The 120 Days of Sodom, a 1785 novel by Marquis de Sade is full of detailed descriptions of erotic sadomasochistic coprophagia. The Austrian actor and pornographic director Simon Thaur created the series "Avantgarde Extreme" and "Portrait Extrem", which explores coprophagy, coprophilia, and urolagnia.

Gil Grissom

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Al Robbins and the two were seen singing together in the autopsy room while processing the body of a murdered rock 'n' roll star (season 7, "Built to Kill, Part 2"). In the season six finale, it was revealed that Jim Brass's living will gave Grissom power of attorney, showing that Grissom was the one person Brass trusted with his life. He has also been shown to be something of an inadvertent mentor figure to David Hodges, who looks up to him and often seeks his advice or approval, despite not always receiving it. Upon learning of Grissom's plans to quit CSI, Hodges becomes visibly upset.

Murder of June Anne Devaney

June Anne Devaney
A subsequent post mortem revealed that June Anne had died of shock due to both extensive internal injuries and multiple skull fractures. The internal injuries were consistent with the child having been raped, and the multiple, extensive fractures and blunt force trauma to her skull had been inflicted from the child being repeatedly swung into the boundary wall while her rapist and murderer had held her by her legs, ankles, or feet. Numerous teeth marks were also notable on her left buttock, and puncture wounds were found on one ankle.

Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson: UntouchableKathleen Savioher husband Drew Peterson
However, following Stacy Peterson's later disappearance, Savio's body was exhumed and underwent forensic examination on November 16, 2007. Michael Baden, a former New York City medical examiner who conducted the examination at the request of Savio's relatives and Fox News, concluded that she died of drowning following a struggle when her body was placed in the bathtub. Postmortem photos showed extensive bruising and scraping to her back, torso, and face, as well as a large, unexplained gash in her scalp. The results of the official autopsy ordered by the county have yet to be released to the public.

Lydia Benecke

After finishing school at the Janusz-Korczak-Gesamtschule in Bottrop, she studied Psychology, Psychopathology and Forensic science at the Ruhr University Bochum. She was married to Mark Benecke. She lives in Cologne and is active in the German skeptical organization GWUP. Benecke attended an adult education course in psychology as a teenager. After a school internship she worked as a freelancer for a psychological psychotherapist during her extracurricular time.

2008 Noida double murder case

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Aarushi's post-mortem report from September 2009. Hemraj's autopsy report. Crime Scene Analysis. Rajesh computer usage record. Crime scene photographs:. The untold story (includes photos of Aarushi's body). Girl murder case takes a new turn (includes a photograph of the terrace where Hemraj's body was found). The Aarushi Case Files (another photograph of the terrace). Narco test of Krishna.

Death of JonBenét Ramsey

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When JonBenét was moved, the crime scene was further contaminated, and critical forensic evidence was disturbed for the returning forensics team. Each of the Ramseys provided handwriting, blood, and hair samples to the police. John and Patsy participated in a preliminary interview for more than two hours, and Burke was also interviewed within the first couple of weeks following JonBenét's death. The autopsy revealed that JonBenét had been killed by strangulation and a skull fracture. The official cause of death was "asphyxia by strangulation associated with craniocerebral trauma." There was no evidence of conventional rape, although sexual assault could not be ruled out.

Outline of forensic science

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to forensic science: Forensic science – application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to a legal system. This may be in matters relating to criminal law, civil law and regulatory laws. it may also relate to non-litigious matters. The term is often shortened to forensics. General forensics topics include: * Forensics in antiquity – ancient sources contain several accounts of techniques that foreshadow the concepts of forensic science that were made possible by the Scientific Revolution centuries later.

Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?

may have died under suspicious circumstances in Englanda murder victimWho Put Bella In the Wych Elm
The victim—whose murder is approximated to have occurred in 1941—remains unidentified, and the current location of her skeleton and autopsy report is unknown. On 18 April 1943, four local boys (Robert Hart, Thomas Willetts, Bob Farmer and Fred Payne) were poaching or bird–nesting in Hagley Wood, part of the Hagley estate belonging to Lord Cobham near to Wychbury Hill when they came across a large wych elm. Thinking the location to be a particularly good place to hunt birds' nests, Farmer attempted to climb the tree to investigate. As he climbed, he glanced down into the hollow trunk and discovered a skull.

Ipswich serial murders

Ipswich 2006 serial murdersSteve Wright2006 Ipswich murder investigation
Her body was discovered by police divers on 8 December in a river near Copdock Mill; there was no evidence of sexual assault and a post mortem could not establish a definite cause of death. Nicol attended Chantry High School but had left home at 16 to live in a hostel, working as a prostitute to fund her addiction to heroin and cocaine. She had originally worked in massage parlours, but was asked to leave on suspicion that she was using drugs. Her mother was unaware she was a prostitute, and thought she had been working in a bar or a hairdresser's.

Shooting of Trayvon Martin

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Larry Kobilinsky, a professor of forensic science, stated that the THC amount was so low that it may have been ingested days earlier and played no role in Martin's behavior. While under oath, the medical examiner who performed the autopsy testified that "marijuana could have no effect or some effect" on Martin's behavior. Recordings of eight calls to the police made on the night of the shooting were released by the Sanford police on March 17, 2012. The only eyewitness to the end of the confrontation stated that Martin was on top of Zimmerman and punching him, while Zimmerman was yelling for help.

Murder of Bella Bond

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Forensics teams analyzed the DNA of Deer Island Jane to exclude some missing persons and in hopes of matching it to possible relatives of the girl whose DNA was on record. It was obtained through samples of hair and a tooth. The DNA did not match the profiles stored in databases of known missing persons. Officials stated that they also sent samples to the University of North Texas to create a more specific profile, a time-consuming process. Mitochondrial DNA from the bones of the child was later developed to compare to possible relatives. Besides DNA testing, authorities conducted efforts into forensic palynology as well as isotope examination of water found at the scene.

Green Bicycle Case

1919 death in LeicestershireRonald Light
Informed of Hall's discovery, Dr Williams and another doctor performed a full post-mortem upon the body, discovering the victim had been shot once beneath the left eye from a distance of approximately six to seven feet, and that the bullet had exited the rear of her skull. The dead girl was identified by relatives as Bella Wright. An inquest into her death returned a verdict of murder by person or persons unknown. Police inquiries revealed nobody except Wright and her riding companion had been in the vicinity of Gartree Road at the time of her death.

List of NCIS: New Orleans characters

Christopher LaSalleDwayne Cassius "King" PrideTammy Gregorio
Wade's office is contracted by NCIS for autopsies and forensics. She is a graduate of Harvard University and moved down to New Orleans after completing medical school. In season one, Loretta begins to foster two children who are involved in an NCIS case. Pride later starts a college fund for the children. Loretta is also Brody's landlord during her tenure at NCIS. In season three, Loretta is hurt by Sebastian's decision to leave the coroner's office, though she later comes to accept his decision. In "Second Line", it is mentioned that Loretta has more than once been asked to join the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office or even run for the position of Orleans Parish Coroner.

Batman Black and White

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This story highlights two underexplored sides of Batman, those of forensic investigator and granter of absolution. Batman discovers an old death, and has to decide the path of least heartache when conveying the results of his investigation into the death of a young child to her surviving family. "Toyride" - written by Mark Askwith, art by Michael William Kaluta (originally published in Gotham Knights #32). Three little girls write a letter to Bruce Wayne in which they tell a story about their strange classmate, who has a genius-level intellect and a knack for invention.

Déjà Dead

Déjà Dead is the first novel by Kathy Reichs starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. It won the 1998 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. When the meticulously dismembered body of a woman is discovered in the ground of an abandoned monastery in Montreal, Canada, which is too "decomposed for standard autopsy", an anthropologist is requested. Dr. Temperance Brennan, Director of Forensic Anthropology for the province of Quebec, who has been researching recent disappearances in the city, is given the case. Despite the deep cynicism of Detective Claudel who heads the investigation, Brennan is convinced that a serial killer is at work.

Chao Tzee Cheng

Professor Chao Tzee Cheng
Upon his return to Singapore, Chao was appointed the forensic pathologist at the Department of Pathology in the Ministry of Health. Almost immediately, Chao was involved in his first case as a pathologist. He was invited to be an expert witness in the murder case of Koh Liang Chuen in 1969. The notoriety of this case raised Chao's standing as a forensic expert in the region. His forensic expertise and duties extended beyond Singapore to countries like Malaysia, Hong Kong and even certain states of West Africa. In his career, Chao performed over 25,000 autopsies and was the authoritative expert witness in many unsolved murder cases worldwide.

CSI: The Experience

Forensic science. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. CSI (franchise). CSI: The Experience. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. CSI Web Adventures.

List of discoveries by disciplines

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the seven mounts the city of Rome was known by during the earliest times ) of the area later to become Rome, to be inhabited From the time of Caesar until the 13th century, few autopsies were ever undertaken. *44 BCE, Gaius Julius Caesar, the physician who examined the corpse stated he found a stab wound (one of twenty-three) was the cause of death - Antistius *456, Princess Takukete, findings of the laparotomy were noted as being, fluid, and a solid particle (described as a "stone").