Neal Smither, the founder and president of Crime Scene Cleaners, has cleaned up "thousands" of crime scenes. He's documented the work too, posting the gory images to an Instagram page that's attracted hundreds of thousands of followers. He spoke with us about his peculiar brand of janitorial work and why some people are interested in crime-scene photos.
A&E Real Crime spoke with David Hall, a Florida-based forensic botanist who has worked on hundreds of criminal cases, to discuss the information plant life leave behind. And watch a video on how tree DNA helped solve a murder.
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.
In the second part of a three-part series on crime-scene investigating, retired CSI Ken Martin breaks down what happens once law-enforcement teams arrive and some of the challenges he's faced in gathering evidence.