When you think of a forensic scientist, your mind probably goes to shows like CSI or Forensic Files. Honestly, for a true crime enthusiast, the idea of speaking with someone who helps solve murder and rape cases is an absolute dream come true. We chatted with our personal hero, Professor Kelly Knight, who is a principal investigator at a university lab about how she became interested in forensics, and about how she hopes to one day solve a cold case using genetic genealogy.
Thanks to an old-fashioned fingerprint-matching technique, the remains of a shooting victim found alongside a New Hampshire highway 50 years ago have been identified as a Vermont man who had been released from prison three months earlier, authorities said Monday.
It’s always the husband, OR IS IT? HLN’s newest true crime show Sex & Murder will test that theory, as it is basically real life CSI, and yes, that is as good as you hope it will be. The show focuses on secret affairs, kinks, sex addiction, and dirty secrets that all lead to–murder. If sexy secrets and murder aren’t enough to entice you, then you may still want to come for the forensic breakdown of how detectives used the evidence at the scene of crime to catch up with the murderer.