True Crime Cases from Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht, rev. ed.
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About the Book
This book is an in-depth exploration of four fascinating true crime cases from the files of Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D., one of America’s most respected forensic pathologists. Coauthored by crime writer Dawna Kaufmann, it explores both the technical and the human sides of murder—and includes new and shocking revelations for each case.
Featured cases include the puzzling death of a wealthy self-help guru at the hands of “The Harlem Kevorkian” and the case’s latest legal ramifications. Next covered is the abduction of a little girl, held captive within shouting distance of her loved ones, and her killer’s bizarre trial. Authors then explore the story of a relative who refused to give up on solving the vicious murder of a popular dentist when law enforcement tried to cover up the crime. Lastly is an unimaginable tale of two heroic grandparents who worked to save a baby from the depths of evil. These “twisty mysteries” feature colorful characters, cinematic story-telling and exciting techniques in modern science.
About the Author(s)
Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D. and Dawna Kaufmann
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 15 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2021
Book Reviews & Awards
• “Wecht and Kaufmann provide great mystery writing with rich forensic detail.”–Henry C. Lee, Ph.D., world-renowned criminalist
• “These are two top-notch writers in the real world of legal thrillers.”–Wendy Murphy, J.D., TV commentator and adjunct professor of the New England School of Law
• “Dr. Cyril Wecht is the Sherlock Holmes of scientific sleuthing.”–Robert K. Tanenbaum, J.D., former New York prosecutor and author