DNA is the go-to forensic evidence in many criminal cases. What other trace evidence can be used to identify the perpetrator when they don't leave DNA behind?
DNA is the go-to forensic evidence in sexual assault cases, but did you know that in more than 30% of cases, no DNA is left at all? In these types of case, other kinds of evidence need to be found to link the three points in the criminal triangle: victim, suspect and crime scene.
Candice Bridge has dedicated her career to using science to find ways to help the victims of sexual assault get justice. Candice joins us in The Garden explain where we can look for evidence when DNA is not an option.
Forensics: Evidence, Ethics & Evaluation