Identifying Criminals

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #261: Identifying Criminals

Everyone knows about fingerprint identification and DNA identification; these methods are advancing, making it harder for criminals to get away with crimes.

The massive investigation because of the U.S. Capitol protest last week is being assisted by modern technology to identify those who committed crimes.

Today, I’m sharing an overview of some resources available to law enforcement to help identify criminals. First, some of the crime fighting acronyms… Read More

The Principal’s Husband

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #260: The Principal’s Husband

When a spouse dies from suspicious circumstance—it works both ways that the husband or the wife are the first suspect. In this true-crime case review, the local law enforcement promptly arrested the wife, a 46-year-old elementary school principal, but then released her. Read More

Murder for Hire

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #259: Murder for Hire

A 36-year-old medical school student filed an appeal to overturn his expulsion. Meanwhile, he agreed to sell an automatic weapon to a person he knew had a felony conviction which prevented him from purchasing a firearm legally.

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The Pageant Ruse

Do you have school-age children? You’ll want to read this.

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The Pageant Ruse

Parents of school-age children will want to read this. Another method used by a sexual predator to trick children into compliance. Huge props to the mom in this case.

If you’re on Facebook, then you should know what Facebook Marketplace is. If you don’t know, it’s a sales service that connects people who are selling something specific with people in their area who are looking to buy that specific item. Read More

OPM Addiction

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR, WEBSITEBLOG POST #257: OPM Addiction

Since this is the biggest shopping week of the year, I thought it would be fitting to share research on a true-crime involving a school district’s chief financial officer (CFO) who had an apparent addiction to “Other People’s Money” (OPM). Read More