Written for a criminal justice audience by a practicing forensic pathologist and educator, Death Investigation makes challenging forensics concepts accessible to nonscientists.
- Presents the principles of death investigation in clear language and for the non-scientist
- Covers all types of death investigations beyond just homicide
- Explains the difference between coroner and medical examiner systems
- Includes detailed photographs, key terms, learning objectives, and checklists
- Online ancillary materials for students and instructors
Death Scene Investigation
Time of Death
Blunt Force Trauma
Sharp Force Injuries
Sudden Death in Adults
Sudden Death in Children
Dr. Ann Bucholtz has served as the Chief Medical Examiner for Nashville, Tennessee, and as an Associate Medical Examiner for Cochise, Pima, and Maricopa Counties, Arizona. She served on the faculties of AT Still University, National University, Paradise Valley Community College, and Kaplan University. She is American Board of Pathology certified in Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathology and is an active member of the National Association of Medical Examiners and American Academy of Forensic Sciences. She currently practices as a Forensic Pathologist with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Alberta, Canada. She is the author of Forensic Studies: CSI for the Nonscientist from Crime Scene to Crime Lab, and Biological Evidence.