An inexplicable death is ruled to be an unfortunate accident--until authorities link it to the broken bones of a kidnap victim years later.
A braid is found belonging to a woman missing for 18 years--how can it solve the mystery of her disappearance?
The Science of Cold Case Files(r) reveals the absorbing true stories behind the pioneering A&E television series, and the intrepid detectives whose investigations resulted in the resolution of the most baffling of crimes-sometimes decades after they were committed.
From handwriting analysis, facial reconstruction, fingerprints and K-9 detectives, state-of-the-art DNA technology, and old-fashioned perseverance and police work, here is a detailed look at the methods used in forensic detection. Featuring the most fascinating Cold Case Files(r) on record, some of these cases have never been seen on television. Plus, this book offers an inside look at the intriguing clues found in cases that remain unsolved to this day.