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Bodies we've buried :

by Hallcox, Jarrett.
Additional authors: Welch, Amy.
Edition statement:1st ed. Published by : Berkley Books, (New York :) Physical details: xiv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780425207529; 0425207528. Year: 2006
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Regular East Grand Rapids High School
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Non-fiction 363.25 HAL (Browse shelf) Available 093006993

Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-260) and index.

Introduction : what's in a name? -- Keep a-knockin', but you can't come in : crime scene management -- Every picture tells a story : photography -- Goodwill hunting : latent print development -- Down on the farm : the body farm and time since death research -- Diggin' up bones : burial recovery -- It's a rigorous job, but somebody's got to do it : postmortem printing -- Vinyl resting place : autopsy -- Heart strings : death investigation -- Spatter up! : bloodstain pattern analysis -- Burnin' down the house : arson -- Fire in the hole! : bombs -- Hair today, court tomorrow : trace evidence.

Describes the National Forensic Academy where students are trained in burial recovery with actual human remains and how they use trace evidence to solve crimes.

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