In What the Corpse Revealed, bestselling author and forensic expert Hugh Miller collects these incredible true-crime stories that confounded traditional police detection. Including only those cases solved on the basis of scientific investigation, Miller takes us through each one from the viewpoint of the key actors, and in detailed procedural stages shows how the perpetrators of the crimes were found.
Using the faintest fingerprints and often minute samples of blood, hair, and saliva to identify their quarry, the scientists in What the Corpse Revealed pursue the truth with the intensity of obsession. These pages depict the inhuman worst in human nature, yet the investigation of each case reveals forensic scientists at their best. What the Corpse Revealed is a penetrating look at the work of people for whom nightmare and taboo are the stuff of everyday life....Continua