Criminal Poisoning

Investigational Guide for Law Enforcement, Toxicologists, Forensic Scientists, and Attorneys
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ISBN-13:
9781588298218
Einband:
Gb
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2007
Seiten:
181
Autor:
John H. Trestrail III
Gewicht:
431 g
Format:
235x178x17 mm
Serie:
Forensic Science and Medicine
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book offers a unique one-volume summary of the knowledge and techniques needed to solve the near-invisible crime of poisoning and convict the perpetrator. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court.
In this revised and expanded edition of his critically acclaimed book, leading forensic scientist John Trestrail offers a pioneering survey of all that is known about the use of poison as a weapon in murder. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court, and include a review of the different types of poisons, techniques for crime scene investigation, and the critical essentials of the forensic autopsy.
"CHAPTERS
Chapter 1 - Poisoners Throughout History
Chapter 2 - Types of Poisons
Chapter 3 - Poisoners
Chapter 4 - Victims
Chapter 5 - Crime Scene Investigation
Chapter 6 - The Forensic Autopsy
Chapter 7 - Proving Poisoning
Chapter 8 - Poisoners in Court
Chapter 9 - Poisoning in Fiction
Chapter 10 - Conclusion
APPENDIX: Some Common Homicidal Poisons
A. Antifreeze (Methanol, or Ethylene glycol)
B. Arsenic
C. Botulinus Toxin
D. Cyanide
E. Sodium fluoroacetate
F. Strychnine
G. Thallium
Collected Bibliographies on Homicidal Poisoning:
A. Poisoners Throughout History Bibliography
B. Poisoning in Fiction Bibliography
C. Forensic Poisoning Bibliography
D. Analytical Toxicology Bibliography
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In this revised and expanded edition, leading forensic scientist John Trestrail offers a pioneering survey of all that is known about the use of poison as a weapon in murder. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court, and include a review of the different types of poisons, techniques for crime scene investigation, and the critical essentials of the forensic autopsy. The author updates what is currently known about poisoners in general and their victims. The Appendix has been updated to include the more commonly used poisons, as well as the use of antifreeze as a poison.

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