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October 30, 2000

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Crime and Forensics
Maggots of the Famous and Infamous

Investigating crimes through forensics will be the focus of discussionat an Indiana University Northwest presentation by Dr. Neal H. Haskell, private forensic consultant, on Monday, November6, 4 p.m. in Marram Hall 119. Haskellís Maggots of the Famous and Infamous will explore famous crime investigations(David Koresh) and how forensic entomology (using insect knowledge in crime investigations), can reveal the length of time human remains go undetected. Forensic entomology is also used to determine if a corpse has been moved after death, as well as in solving cases involved in contraband and trafficking.

Co-editor of Entomology and Death: A Procedural Guide, Haskell has acted as a private consultant in over 400 death investigations internationally, and has also qualified as an expert witness in both federal and state courts. He is a research associate at the Universityof Indianapolis, a graduate faculty advisor at the Universityof Florida Gainesville, and adjunct professor at MichiganState University

The presentation is sponsored by the IU Northwest AnthropologyClub, and is open to the community free of charge. For more information contact Dr. RobertMucci in the department of anthropologyat 219-980-6607 or at

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