Forensics: Elemental Chemistry gets further into criminal investigations

Tracking Movements With Isotopes

Remember your Chemistry classes?

Salt Lake County homicide detective Todd Park was in Reno, Nevada, for a conference about serial killers in 2007 when he first heard about what he calls “the isotope stuff.” A colleague at the meeting described the forensic potential of isotope research being done by IsoForensics, a Salt Lake City company, and Park quickly realized that the science might help identify the victim in a homicide case he had worked on seven years earlier.

http://nij.gov/journals/276/Pages/tracking-movements-with-isotopes.aspx

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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