CSI Alberta by Peter B. Smith
The Secrets of Skulls and Skeletons

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Drawing on his years as a Calgary crime reporter, Peter Smith tells the stories of baffling and bizarre Alberta crime scenes. These 10 gripping tales of murder and missing persons show how skulls and skeletons revealed their secrets to forensic investigators as they pursued justice for the unfortunate victims. From DNA analysis to forensic facial reconstruction, Smith details the scientific search for the truth hidden in the bones, but also reveals the effectiveness of dogged, old-fashioned detective work, which sometimes relies more on hunches and human psychology than hard science
 

About Peter B. Smith

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Peter B. Smith lives with his wife on Quadra Island, BC where he retired after a 37-year career as an award-winning newspaper crime reporter. After working on The News in Portsmouth, England for 21 years, he immigrated to Calgary in 1987. Here he worked for the Calgary Sun for a further 16 years, retiring in 2003. He has written two true-life crime books for Heritage House, and while in England he wrote books on sea-angling, the fire department and stamp collecting.
 
Published April 17, 2009 by Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd.. 144 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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