A Scottish soil specialist cracks a notorious double murder. A linguist deciphers a deadly text written in slang. A gemologist uncovers the fatal flaw in a diamond scam.
Celebrating the unsung courtroom heroes who helped solve some of the most complex crimes, Expert Witness reveals how forensic specialists of all kinds used science, determination, and mind-blowing expertise to uncover critical hidden clues in everything from pollen, bones, and shoe treads to fly larvae, fibres, and digital fingerprints.
With first-person accounts from victims and families, experts and investigators, and the reporters who covered the case, it’s a fascinating journey where invisible signs bear silent witness to fraud, forgery, cover-ups, and murder.