Labeled as the crime of the 1990’s, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look at these crimes from a variety of viewpoints and experiences. Accessibly written, this compelling volume includes information on minorities and serial killing, as well the manner in which serial killers are traced and tracked.
Part IV: Future Trends in Serial Murder Investigation and Research
The effective investigation of a suspected serial murder case must use the many and varied resources that are available. Although this section uses the expertise of two psychological profilers and a professional police officer, there are other disciplines that could, and should, be used. For example, forensic entomology and forensic anthropology are two such disciplines. Dr. Arpad Vass is a renowned forensic anthropologist; Dr. Neil Haskell is recognized as an expert in forensic entomology. Both instruct for the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides in its Scientific Study of Death Seminars. Dr. Henry Lee, a criminalist, is involved in murder cases, including many high-profile cases such as O.J. ...