Uncovering Melanie’s Murderer

On the morning of the 9th June 1984 the body of a teenager, Melanie Road, was found just yards from her home, she had been brutally assaulted and murdered. Despite intensive investigations, and the work of police forces right across the southwest of Britain, her killer remained undetected for over three decades; Until Forensic Science finally caught up with him. Uncovering Melanie’s Murderer is a study in modern crime-solving techniques. It demonstrates with key witnesses and commentators how traditional investigative techniques can now be significantly enhanced by the scientific power of DNA profiling.

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