By Jarrett Hallcox, Amy Welch
From the authors of Bodies We've Buried-an uncensored examine real-life CSIs. With a foreword through Patricia Cornwell.
For years, Jarrett Hallcox and Amy Welch expert CSIs on the nationwide Forensic Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee. Now they supply a glimpse into the genuine international of crime scene research, and the investigators themselves. event, via gripping textual content and images, 8 gripping bills of precise crime from around the nation: from the murky waters of the Puget Sound to the crumbling ruins of the Alamo and the dirty streets of new york, those are the true tales of the folk who paintings at the back of the yellow tape.
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The detectives looked at each other, astonished, when they read the report. It seemed easy to imagine that Blair would’ve decided that letting the girl go had been a mistake—if he had killed her, she couldn’t have testified against him, and he wouldn’t have gone to prison. All signs indicated that he probably didn’t make the same mistake twice. With an airtight search warrant hot off the press, the three-person crime scene team gathered their supplies and drove to Blair’s house in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Hodges proceeded to ask Blair when the last time was that he had seen Kelly Sellers. ” “That’s not what I asked you. ” repeated Hodges. ” But Blair stuck to his story, saying that they had just been talking and hanging out. While Hodges and Blair were conversing, Hodges noticed a fanny pack sitting on one of the cars near where they were standing. He asked Blair, for safety reasons, if he could see what was in the pack. Blair obligingly unzipped it and showed Hodges a roll of duct tape, condoms, a protein bar, and a knit cap.
Whatever the case might have been, the sheriff’s department dispatched Sergeant Michael Hodges to respond to the call. Sergeant Hodges is a colorful officer who can weave a tapestry of expletives to rival any bawdy comedian. He knew all too well that English Mountain had a whole host of law-breakers and law skirters whom he and his fellow deputies had to deal with on a regular basis. Because of English Mountain’s history, he didn’t give much thought to this missing girl until he knocked on the door from where the call had originated.