Jerry Labriola, M.D.
& Dr. Henry Lee
Imprint: STRONG Books
5 ½ x 9
Total Pages: 303
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Famous Crimes Revisited: From Sacco-Vanzetti to OJ Simpson
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Famous Crimes Revisited is Dr. Henry Lee's first
look back at legendary crimes of the twentieth century.
The world-renowned forensic scientist and he coauthor, Jerry
Labriola, M.D. release never-before-disclosed facts and
photographs that are certain to surprise you. The cases
O.J. Simpson, Vincent Foster, JonBenet Ramsey, Lindbergh baby,
Sam Sheppard, JFK, and Sacco-Vanzetti.
Unlike many journalists, pundits and other authors who can
only speculate, Dr. Lee speaks from an authoritative,
Accolades include the following from the preeminent
forensic pathologist, Dr. Cyril Wecht: "Imagine Sherlock
Holmes, Charlie Chan and Quincy all rolled into one
person. Combine their fictional intellectual brilliance,
deductive skills and investigative prowess with knowledge of
and access to every facet of modern day forensic scientific
equipment and techniques. What does that give you?
Through Famous Crimes Revisited, join Dr. Lee in his
journeys back in time. By considering various facets of
seven classic crimes of the past century, they document four
|The same forensic errors of the 1902s are still being
|Public opinion can influence the outcome of criminal
|Human error and/or misconduct can tarnish criminal
|Modern technology might have helped solve past
Examples offered include tampering with, suppression of and
planting of evidence, not securing and maintaining the
integrity of the crime scene, not properly identifying,
collecting and preserving physical evidence. Thus, the intent
of Famous Crimes Revisited was not to present an
in-depth discussion of each and every case--from
Sacco-Vanzetti to O.J. Simpson (both had long trials and were
examined in 97 and 65 pages respectively), including
Lindbergh, Sheppard, JFK, Foster and Ramsey (pages devoted to
each range from 9 to 19). They selected cases that were
high-profile and controversial and that spanned different
decades of the twentieth century: the 1920s, the 30s, the 50s,
the 60s and the 90s.
Judge for yourself. Was justice served beyond a
reasonable doubt? Were innocent people convicted of
murder? Did others go free?
Dr. Henry Lee and Jerry Labriola, M.D.