Inside Forensic Science

Episode 4: Dating a death

August 25, 2021

Now we know the cause of death of Miss Jean Milne we return to the witness reports and the crime scene to determine how forensic science experts and the investigation team work backwards to create a timeline to determine the date of death. This episode discusses a potentially important piece of evidence that was found at the scene. 

CONTENT WARNING: This episode looks at content relating to murder and what happens to a body after death has taken place.

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Speakers in this episode include Professor Lucina Hackman from the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science, Detective Constable Helen Ireland, Forensic Pathologist Kerryann Shearer, Alex Prentice QC, Commander Dave McLaren from the Metropolitan Police Service, fingerprint expert Caroline Gibb and Jo Millington a forensic scientist who specialises in blood stain pattern analysis reveals a key piece of evidence from the scene. 

Inside Forensic Science is an Adventurous Audio Ltd production for the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) at the University of Dundee and was funded by The Leverhulme Trust.

The series is narrated by Pennie Latin, the researcher was Heather Doran (Public Engagement Manager, LRCFS) and the consultant was Pauline Mack (Digital Learning Technology Lead, LRCFS).

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