A captivating account of the formation and initial activities of NecroSearch International -- a group of "eggheads and cops" drawn together by the desire to improve methods of finding clandestine graves to assist law enforcement personnel with murder investigations. Extremely well written -- reading like the best of crime novels and bringing researchers, detectives, victims and perpetrators fully to life within its pages.
The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Monster" presents the inside scoop on NecroSearch, the most powerful forensic science investigation team ever put together and introduces the biologists, chemists, and other crime specialists who make up this elite group.
***** Excellent history of the non-profit organization NecroSearch and their quest to find bodies and bring closures to murder victims and their families. For true crime fans and those interested in the field of forensics.
If you're a fan of shows like Forensic Files, Cold Case, The First 48, and other forensic science and police detection shows, you'll find this to be fascinating reading. Not for the squeamish... there are some gruesome details on the decay process, and how that process can actually be useful in finding bodies. True case histories are detailed and can be very touching.