Tales from the Morgue: Forensic Answers to Nine Famous Cases Including the Scott Peterson & Chandra Levy Cases

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Prometheus Books, 2005 - Law - 314 pages
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Was Scott Peterson convicted of murdering Laci Peterson based upon circumstantial evidence alone? Did Washington intern Chandra Levy know her killer? In "Tales from the Morgue", Dr Cyril Wecht, one of the most sought-after forensic pathologists in the world, shares his insights and scientific expertise on nine cases that he has officially investigated - high-profile cases as well as other lesser-known but highly intriguing mysteries. Dr Wecht takes the reader inside some of the nation's most bizarre and intriguing medico-legal investigations and shows how forensic scientists help to solve crimes - and why they sometimes fail in their efforts. His vast experience and his willingness to take on the establishment if necessary and provide proof that runs counter to popular opinion make this book a page-turner.

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Review: Tales from the Morgue: Forensic Answers to Nine Famous Cases Including The Scott Peterson & Chandra Levy Cases

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

Preternaturally dull, despite its intriguing title. Some fairly interesting insights on JFK (although we all had a sneaking suspicion that the Warren Commission's magic bullet was crap, didn't we?). Read full review

Review: Tales from the Morgue: Forensic Answers to Nine Famous Cases Including The Scott Peterson & Chandra Levy Cases

User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

In this book, Dr Cyril Wecht, one of the most famous and sought-after forensic pathologists in the world, shares what he learned while investigating several cases well-known to the public. He takes ... Read full review

Contents

ForewordRobert K Tanenbaum
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Acknowledgments
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Introduction
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Copyright

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Cryil H. Wecht has served as President of both the American College of Legal Medicine and the American College of Legal Medicine and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

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