Modern forensic science make it impossible to commit murder and get away with it. But how easy would it be to beat the detectives? With the help of the best forensic scientists, and real life murder investigation, we explore if you can commit a perfect murder.
The body is the most important piece of evidence in any murder. Pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd reveals the fundamental keys that reveal the secrets of a suspicious death. Dr Lee Goff can reach a moment of death only a few worms on a corpse. To really understand the way a human being decomposed is based on experiments – and dead pigs make ideal human models.
And what is the perfect murder weapon? Probably favorite Agatha Christie – poison. Does not leave marks on the body, and the victim may not even realize what has happened until it’s too late. However, I still can not be a perfect crime. World’s most famous poisoner – Harold Shipman – was eventually captured.