The Writer’s Medical and Forensics Lab is a wonderful site for authors who need answers to those nagging questions as you write your book. Dr. D.P. Lyle answers questions. He’s written the book you probably have been looking for: Forensics and Fiction.
Check out his Articles page. How about his article titled “Timely Death”? Need to know about body temperature, rigor mortis, lividity, decomp? He’ll tell you. Have a character you’ve decided to poison? Read his article called “The Myth of the Untraceable Poison.”
Have a question? Visit the Forensic Community at his site. While you’re there, read the questions others have asked.
Need more in-depth help? Dr. Lyle even does Story Consulting.
And best of all, the information on his site is geared toward writers.
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