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Catching History's Criminals - The Forensic Story - Eps 1

The body of evidence: The story of criminality is the story of identity. There was a time when obscuring the identity of the victim would ensure the killer escaped justice but the emergence of forensic science would turn the tables on the murderer. This programme examines four murders, all cases of identity.

Premiere Date: March 11, 2016 | Runtime: 00:52:14

About Catching History's Criminals

Combining classic whodunit storytelling with a meticulous take on the science and history of forensics, this absorbing programme charts 200 years’ worth of incredible innovation. The series profiles the cutting-edge techniques of today, before examining their origins in some of the strangest cases in the forensic casebook.