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Peter Tobin May Have Been A Serial Killer

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Police believe that Peter Tobin may be one of Britain’s most prolific serial killers, also known as Bible John. Following his conviction for murdering 15-year-old Vicky Hamilton, detectives believe that there is evidence to suggest he could have committed up to a dozen more murders.

Peter Tobin was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting the 15-year-old schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton before cutting her body in half and burying her remains in the back garden of his house in Margate, Kent. He […] Continue Reading…

     

LAPD On The Hunt For Serial Killer

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An elusive serial killer, linked to 10 murders in South Los Angeles and Inglewood over nearly two decades, resurfaced early last year to kill again. Over years, it’s been unclear that a single man was behind the slayings. Police linked those cases and tied the latest slaying after conducting DNA analysis in May 2007.

“The day those tests came in, we realized we had a serial killer on our hands who has been active for 23 years,” said LAPD […] Continue Reading…

     

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A Serial Killer Tried To Hide His Past Life

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Archie “Mad Dog” McCafferty, a serial killer served 23 years in prison for the murder of three people in Australia and was living in Edinburgh under a new identity, by the name James Lok. The 58-year-old’s past was only revealed when he was caught driving a stolen car and his original name was given in court.

McCafferty emigrated to Australia with his family when he was ten years old. He was constantly in trouble with the police. By the time […] Continue Reading…

     

Latent Prints On Human Skin

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Scientist from ChemImage and Oak Ridge National Laboratory discovered a field portable system that can detect, so far invisible, latent fingerprints on human skin. Whether to stop them from fleeing, immobilize them, or dispose of them, murderers often grab their victims, and so the crucial evidence linking the perpetrator to the victim is often right there, but until recently, attempts to retrieve those prints rarely met with success.

The skin posses a number of distinctive characteristics, that make lifting latent […] Continue Reading…

     

A New Method To ‘Freeze’ Crime Scene Memories

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Scientist from the University of Portsmouth have developed a powerful new method to help witnesses freeze images and details of crime scenes in their minds to aid in criminal investigations.

This new method consist of a self-administered interview (SAI), a questionnaire, that combats natural memory decay by using the latest research in cognitive psychology techniques. It help preserve crucial information in the minds of witnesses, particularly small and seemingly insignificant details that provide major leads for detectives that turn out […] Continue Reading…

     

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