We ask retired CSI detective Ken Martin about the legitimacy of TV cops digging bullets out of walls, tying red strings through a scene, and other forensic techniques to learn which are real and which are just for the camera.
Isabel Martinez recently shocked the world by allegedly stabbing to death her husband and four of her five children (she's been charged with multiple accounts of murder and aggregated assault). Although she has yet to be convicted of any crime, we are reminded of famous cases of mothers convicted of killing their children.
20 years ago on July 15, 1997, Gianni Versace was shot and killed. His alleged murderer's killings have been described in the press and by some criminologists as a "spree," while the FBI classifies him as a serial killer. So, what's the difference?
For the many male serial killers you can no doubt name off the top of your head—Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Ed Gein, Ted Bundy, Jack the Ripper—there are likely far fewer females of the genre that come to mind. Meet four female murders whose stories you won't forget.