Pigs Used to solve Murder
People were to believe to be able to resist such torture through the power of god
Carl W. Scheele developed a test that could be used to detect arsenic in corpses.
Valentin Ross (German Chemist) made this discovery
Mathieu Orilla often coined as the "Father of Toxicology" published this article
Alphonse Bertillon introduce this system where people (criminals) were identified by their physical appearance.
Published by Hans Gross
London terrorized by unknown serial killer coined "Jack the Ripper"
1st book of criminal investigation using forensics science
ABO blood typing discovered by Karl Landsteiner
Two men who were arrested were found t have the exact same measurements in their files, therefore they discredited Anthropometry
published by Albert Osborn
Edmond Locard believed that when two objects came into contact with each other , cross-transfer of materials would happen this in turn could help connect a criminal suspect to a victim or crime scene.
Known for work and contributions in Forensic Science.
Was led by Dr. Paul Kirk
J. Edgar Hoover was the director, Located in Quantico, VA
Located in Quantico, VA