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Forensic Entomology to Determine Time of Death

Summary:


A chart of the life cycle of a blowfly allowed experts for both sides to
discuss insect evidence found at the crime scene.

In a particularly heartbreaking high-profile kidnapping and murder case involving a sevenyear old girl abducted from her bedroom at night, a 49-year-old bachelor neighbor was charged with the crime. His defense ultimately focused on entomological evidence in an attempt to demonstrate that the defendant was under 24-hour surveillance during the time period that the body was left at the eventual recovery site.


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