How do bugs, pigs and even the weather help investigators solve crimes? From tropical Hawaii to the frigid waters of Lake Ontario, forensic experts reveal, in gory detail, the clues nature leaves behind on a human corpse.
Criminals attempt to cover their trails using fire, water, or by chopping their victims to pieces, but they can't escape modern forensic science.
From the tips of their ears to the soles of their feet—criminals are betrayed by the clues their own bodies leave behind.
Weapons are the hallmark of violent crime. Blood spatter, explosive residue, ballistics and trauma wounds tell crime scene investigators their deadly story.
Sophisticated crime fighters map the psychological and physical terrain of multiple murderers.
Can the sound of a suspect's voice reveal his lie? Can the crucial moment of crime, buried deep in damaged video, be revealed? Can computers isolate a guilty face in a crowd? These are the high-tech tools of the forensics trade.
Millionaire Frank Black boards a commercial flight and disappears into thin air. Authorities believe he is murdered. But Black's body and the murder weapon are never recovered.