Tagged: fire investigation

Are all drownings accidental? Are too many fires arson? - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Mar 18, 2013

What if not all drownings are accidental?  An ABC article asks this question and raises some interesting points about how investigators deal with bodies found on land and those found in water. “Bodies found in water are treated very differently from bodies found on land, for example there is not a county in this country (read more) … Read More

Incendiary — ’junk science’ in fire investigation - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Jun 26, 2011

The case of Cameron Todd Willingham has had a huge impact on the state of Texas. It should also be yet another case that justice systems around the world take a good, hard look at to make sure that such issues do not occur in their jurisdictions. Cameron Todd Willingham was accused of setting a [...] … Read More