Crime Scene Clean Up: Steps for Cleaning
Cleaning a crime scene isn't easy, but crews muct take the time to follow precautions.
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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."
King Tut Unwrapped: Killer Malaria
Along with his own DNA, King Tut's tissue samples contained genetic markers for the most severe form of malaria that may well have been fatal.
In this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved," a process called photogrammetry helps police determine the height of a murder suspect caught on a blurry video.
Understanding: Arson Investigators
On the Discovery Channel series, "Understanding: Fire," we learn how arson investigators do their jobs. They look at the evidence of fire science and fire behavior and see if a crime is involved.
Extreme Forensic: Misty: Part 1
When a decomposing body is found bound and bagged, it is up to forensic investigators to determine the cause of death and the victim's identity. See how they do it in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Extreme Forensics."
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Forensic Factor: Identifying A Victim
Most are familiar with methods like DNA testing. But trained CSI professional have lots of other less obvious methods of uncovering someone's identity.
Forensic Factor: A Vicious Crime
What was it about Sonja Larson, an 18-year-old future nursery school teacher, that drove her attacker to commit such a violent and heinous murder?
Forensic Factor: The Gainesville Ripper
How did the Gainesville Ripper manage to wreak havoc on an entire community in under 72 hours? News cameras could have played a bigger role than anything else.
Forensic Factor: Call from a Killer
After a bomb planted by an unknown suspect ripped clean through a family home, with residents still inside, local police get an eerie phone call from the bomber himself. Did he really mean to give himself up?
Forensic Factor: Mystery Bomber
A devastating bomb was planted outside a family home and exploded into flames. How do investigators work backwards from the wreckage to find who's responsible?
Forensic Factor: Targeting the Top
After an unknown suspect detonated a bomb that nearly destroyed a small town family and their home, authorities were confident the bomber was on the run. But actually, he was placing a paper grocery bag on the local police chief's front lawn.