A fingerprint, DNA screening, strange indentations and scratches. These are the things that can crack a case that seems impossible to solve.
Vikki Petraitis has interviewed police from Australian forensics, fingerprints, homicide and criminal investigation units, resulting in stories such as the woman who drugged and robbed lonely, vulnerable men, the forensic evidence that found the killer of three family members, the hit-run driver who killed a child, and other engrossing true crime stories.
Includes fascinating details of cases in which forensic evidence has played an important role in identifying the perpetrators of crimes.
Vikki Petraitis has connections to the police involved in the cases, allowing her to gain information from first-hand sources.
Petraitis has been writing true crime since the early 1990s.
The author’s books include compilations such as the recent Police Stories, as well as the bestselling The Frankston Murders, about Frankston serial killer Paul Denyer.