'CSI' comes to Whitehorse In a world ...

'CSI' comes to Whitehorse In a world where forensic police investigators own the TV ratings

There are 1 comment on the National Post story from Jun 12, 2010, titled 'CSI' comes to Whitehorse In a world where forensic police investigators own the TV ratings. In it, National Post reports that:

Professor Helene LeBlanc, left, and graduate student Katie Bygarski study a pig carcass.

The work of CSI: Whitehorse begins with three pigs and a wolf, dead and rotting in the city dump.

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Since: Jun 09

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#1 Jun 14, 2010
The carcasses are being studied by a team of forensics researchers from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ont.,

in conjunction with the Yukon RCMP and Yukon College, to determine how insects speed their decomposition.

The research will help police pinpoint time of death, a particularly elusive piece of the investigative puzzle in Canada's expansive frozen north,

where bodies are often left to rot before being discovered ...

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