Once Upon A Crime Scene
“Crime has always been a regrettably consistent element of the human experience”
Mark Frost, American novelist
True crime stories has intrigued humans to the point of fascination. People either want to understand the psychology behind the crime, are curious to get the gossip, or want to solve the crime like a puzzle. From unsolved murders to compelling mysteries, undercover investigations and shocking crimes caught on camera, people are intrigued by mysteries.
Writing about crime can be found in books, movies, crime blogs, and as part of journalism as criminals are revealed and new crimes unfold. True crime is a unique genre, the best authors do not sensationalize violence and human suffering, but they provide context and depth to the crimes they study. For all the fictionalized novels that shock readers, there are real life stories that make fiction tame in comparison.
Rogers Public Library has many true crime books to shock you, check them out here.
Glitter is so unique it can be effectively used as forensic evidence. There are thousands of different types of commercial glitters, any glitter particle found on a suspect can be compelling evidence they were at a crime scene were an identical glitter particle was found.