Catching Killers
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    • Measuring Time with Maggots - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      In 1935, when decomposing body parts were found under a bridge, maggots were used to determine time-of-death and bugs became evidence for the first time.
    • Catching Killers - Behind the Scenes: Recreating the 80s - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Join executive producer Annie Paterno and director Jay Dahl on the set of Catching Killers to see how recreating an investigation is all about the details - right down to the clunky computers and o...
    • The Sausage-Maker's Wife - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      In 1897, bone fragments are found at a factory belonging to the husband of a missing woman, and George Dorsey, the first forensic anthropologist in America, gets called in to consult.

      From: CATCHI...
    • Dr. Death's Invisible Poison - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      With Michael Swango in custody for fraud, it's up to the scientists to figure out how he killed his patients - before his sentence is up and he gets another chance to escape.
    • Finding Patterns in Fingerprints - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      The first time fingerprints were ever used as evidence in a murder investigation, the detectives used the same system of classification that we use today.

      From: CATCHING KILLERS: Fingerprints
    • Catching Killers - Behind the Scenes: How to Play Dead - Duration: 101 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Playing a corpse isn't easy, but Hannah Sarrouy, who played a dead girl in Catching KIllers, is now a master of the "dead face."
    • How to Find Bloodstains - Duration: 2 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      When criminals clean up after a violent crime, bloodstain pattern analysts use luminol, one of the most valuable assets in the analyst toolkit, to uncover traces of invisible blood.

      From: CATCHING...
    • Murder or Cholera? - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      In 1840, a murder case hinges on whether a man died of cholera or arsenic-poisoning, and for the first time ever, scientists are called in to test his remains.
    • What Is Cyber Forensics? - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      When a digital device is used to commit a crime, investigators utilize innovative cyber forensics to uncover the truth.

      From: CATCHING KILLERS: Cyber Forensics
    • How They Caught the Lindbergh Baby's Kidnapper - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      A wooden ladder used in the abduction of the Lindbergh baby became a key piece of evidence when a wood expert managed to trace one of its rungs back to a missing floorboard in the suspect's home.

    • This Was the Birth of DNA Profiling - Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      In 1983, police in Leicestershire, England struggle to make their case - until they join forces with scientists, who are just discovering the potential of DNA profiling.
    • Top Techniques of a Trace Evidence Expert - Duration: 2 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      In the modern world of criminal investigations, trace evidence experts are trained to find, collect and examine the tiniest bits of evidence.

      From: CATCHING KILLERS: Trace Evidence
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