Chinese death investigator examines a burning down of a house, through a scientific experiment of burning already dead bodies and alive bodies (pigs).
Carl W. Scheele, Swedish chemist, devised a way to detect "inheritance powder," or arsenic, usually used to kill for the inheritance money.=
German scientist Valentin Ross discovers a more precise way to detect Arsenic.
Spanish scientist Mathieu Orilla published article on detection of poisons and
Photography was created, making forensic science easier, as scenes were easier to save.
French scientist, Alphonse Bertillon creates a system for identifying people by physical appearance.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the crime investigator book series, Sherlock Holmes. Many of the methods of the book are used in actual forensic science.
Serial killer "Jack the Ripper" terrorizes London. He was never caught.
"Criminal Investigation" by Austrian, Hans Gross published.
Discovered by Karl Landsteiner
A case where there was a misidentification of a person (Will West) through the Bertillon System. Caused the end of the system.
Handwriting analysis, published by Albert Osborn.
The fundamentals of forensics. States that when 2 objects come into contact, there is an exchange of materials.
First U.S. crime lab.
Opens under Director J. Edgar Hoover