“Peek under the shirt and see if there’s a spot of green on the belly. If so, he’s at stage-one decomp. ”
“A decomp-smoothie isn’t something you buy at Jamba Juice.”
“DA’s are horrible at bifurcating these two ideas: probable cause versus proof.”
Overheard at Crime Writers’ Homicide School.
Below: A “Super Glue Body Tent” erected at a real homicide crime scene to capture latent fingerprints from the body. The shadow of the decedent can be seen inside the tent.
Derek welcomes feedback in the comments section and would like to hear the courses and topics readers would like to see offered. He’s very open to suggestions, so please let your views be known. Elaine Ash