Archaeology: Earliest Human Sacrifice Found in Africa
The discovery of 5,500-year-old bones by a French archaeologist is the oldest example of human sacrifice on the African continent.
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Assignment Discovery: The Ice Mummy
In 1991 skiers found a frozen corpse buried in the Ötztal Alps on the border between Austria and Italy. Scientists investigate the ice mummy on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Son of Sam: Introduction
When the NYPD finally arrested David Berkowitz for the brutal Son of Sam murders, some investigators believed Berkowitz had help. Even today, these doubts remain. Check out this clip from Investigation Discovery's "American P.I." series to learn more.
Son of Sam: VW Escape
Assumed murderer David Berkowitz is finally caught and the Son of Sam killings come to an end. But was the famous VW Bug truly the method of escape? Join the experts as they attempt to find out in this video from Investigation Discovery's "American P.I."
Son of Sam: The Murder Continues
Watch as investigators continue piecing together the crimes in order to determine whether or not convicted murderer David Berkowitz acted alone. Be sure to check out the rest of Investigation Discovery's "American P.I." series to learn more.
How Mummy Identification Works
Mummy unwrapping is a team effort: experts gather to examine forensic evidence. Learn more in this video from the Discovery Channel.
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