"Basically Everyone is Capable of Murder"
I spoke to Forensic Pathologist Dr. Eva Schemer, who told me that her job is just as gross as 'CSI' makes it out to be.
Necrophilia Is a Tough Crime to Adjudicate
Laws for governing the treatment of dead bodies are murky at best and contradictory at worst, since it's more of an ethical question whether corpses should be treated like people or property.
Did a Minnesota Man Pull a 'Weekend At Bernie's' with His Dead Mom?
After collecting her dead body on the day she died, police found out that 90-year-old Caryl Vanzo's son had taken her to the bank earlier that day to take out money in her name.
Learning to Read Corpses at the Texas State Body Farm
I talked with Dr. Daniel Wescott, director of the Texas State Forensic Anthropology Centre, about how bodies decompose in the wild and what our bones say about us.
Postmortem: The Life and Deaths of a Medicolegal Death Investigator
I participated in 7,000 forensic autopsies during my 30-year career.
This Mortician Wants You to Take a Hands-On Approach with Corpses
'American death is a really recent invention'.
A Visit to the Little Shop Where Hollywood Buys Its Dead Bodies
Containers are helpfully adorned with labels like "Rental Skulls" and "Child Bones".
Volunteer-Run Morgues Are a Terrible Idea
The Northern Territory's dead-body storage system is a mess.