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A Guide To Death Scene Investigation

Local death investigators must do their best to find answers for families who have lost loved ones. Death investigation requires strict adherence to guidelines. Investigators must search for clues that identify a death as natural, suicide or homicide. In the case of homicide, investigators must carefully collect evidence to help identify suspects and convict murderers.

 

In this article, you will read real techniques for how to investigate a death scene and will learn about:

 

  • Arriving at the scene.

  • Evaluating the scene.

  • Documenting and evaluating the body.

  • Establishing decedent profile information.

  • Completing the investigation

 

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