Recap #CrimeChat Dec 6, 2014

Recap #CrimeChat Dec 6, 2014 with Sue Carney about the Alfred Moore case. Sue and I did not follow any chronological order to discuss the case. We went from first impressions to every detail that bothered us. As you can imagine, the hour flew by and … we are left with more questions! Some of […]

WorldSkills: Inspiring the Next Generation

WorldSkills: Inspiring the Next Generation, a guest post by Sue Carney! Last week I took part in an event that proved to have massive impact, not only on me, but on the others taking part, the organisers and all those observing, and there were about 100 thousand of them. My involvement began in the cells […]

Sum it Up! #45

Sum it Up! #45 is all about forensics. As we near the end of 2013, think back to some crimes that captured the world. In 1918, the Romanov family was butchered. Since we did not immediately find all family members’ remains speculation about survival endured and imposters contributed to the mystery. Until we found two […]

Recap #cclivechat June 15, 2012

Today Sue Carney covered body fluids testing, limitations of tests and forensic interpretation of body fluids with us. It brought a few surprises such as that urine and feces contain very little DNA, that some cells look identical and are thus less suited for forensic purposes. Sue also indicated the difficulties with several tests and the […]

Guest post by Sue Carney: Blood Pattern Analysis

Blood Pattern Analysis: A follow up to #cclivechat of Feb 3, 2012, Part I (or, How I Punched a Side of Pork in a Sheffield Morgue) by Sue Carney ___________ In this week’s #cclivechat we focused on blood pattern analysis. The previous week we’d touched on the issues of whether it might be possible to […]

Recap #CCLiveChat February 3, 2012

It has been dubbed the most entertaining CCLiveChat ever and the only thing I did was mention snot. He! We were talking about body fluids so it was not that far out, right? But seriously, we had an enlightening chat with Sue Carney about blood patterns, how they evolve, wet versus dry blood, how blood […]

Guest post: David V. Neily

Guest post: David V. Neily. A case overview by Sue Carney David Neily at his daughter’s wedding, July 2005 “Love has no boundaries of time or space. It survives forever without nourishment or encouragement to flow forth as the pure water from the blossom of the Earth’s Heart.” David Neily This poem was written by David […]