|Rating||:||4.24 (765 Votes)|
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In Trace Evidence, a gripping true-crime drama that reads like the best suspense novels, Bruce Henderson ( #1 New York Times bestseller And the Sea Will Tell) unravels the shocking story of the "I-5" sex-strangler murders from behind-the-scenes of the police investigation hunting for the rapist-strangler who cruised the lonely highways and byways of California looking for his next victim.
Author Bruce Henderson relates how they followed through on a bewildering number of leads, how they ranked their potential suspects on a point system that proved remarkably effective, and how, finally, a trace evidence expert spent many long hours looking through a microscope to cinch the case with analysis of fibers. As deaths of young women in several different jurisdictions began to form a pattern, a few detectives with contrasting approaches (excitable and given to hunches vs. This killer specialized in picking up his victims along Interstate 5, near Sacramento, California, and he had an odd penchant for snipping at their clothes with scissors. It would have been a better book if the author had included a timeline of the crimes and a map of the area, but that is a small nitpick about an excellent work of journalism. Some books
"XLNT" according to Cheryl Fitzpatrick. Excellent book for the forensic junkie!. Amazon Customer said Five Stars. Great sale.. Great summer read I recently saw an interview with a serial killer on "60 Minutes" and decided to order the new TRACE EVIDENCE ebook. This is behind-the-scenes of the police investigation to find and stop northern California's I-5 serial killer who kidnapped, raped and strangled at least a dozen young wome