Autopsy examines how forensic examiners can help solve crimes. "The Case of the Severed Hand" examines a case where a waterlogged hand leads to a defiled corpse and a practitioner of black magic. "A Fatal Attraction" when a wife and her baby disappear hair found at the crimes scene implicates the husband's ex-girlfriend. "The Margo Prade Story" when a doctor is murdered in her car an unusual half bite mark convicts her false teeth wearing husband. "The Telltale Imprint" a lipstick print is used to convict a robber who was dressed in drag. "An American Dream" the disappearance of a man's third wife leads detectives to discover that her husband killed her and his two other wives. "The Strange Obsession of Dr. Carl von Cosel" an elderly physician preserves the corpse of one of his young tuberculosis patients after becoming obsessed with her.
Did You Know?
The final story in each of the installments of this series is an oddity in forensics history. In this case the story is "The Strange Case of Dr. Karl Von Cosel
", a bacteriologist in 1931 who developed an unhealthy fixation on one of his patients even after her death. See more