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Author Cross, R. C. (Rodney C.)

Title Evidence for murder : how physics convicted a killer / Rod Cross
Published Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2009


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 MELB  364.1523099441 Cro/Efm  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), 1 map, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary When Australian model Caroline Byrne's crumpled body was discovered at the base of a cliff known as The Gap, a famous Sydney landmark and popular suicide spot, it was easy for both the public and police to assume her death was suicide. As a result; no crime scene was established, no measurements or photographs were taken, and no police log books recorded the events surrounding the recovery of her body. And yet forensic science would eventually prove that she could not possibly have landed in the place her body was found - wedged head-first into a crevice almost nine metres from the edge of the cliff - if she had jumped. Evidence for Murder sets out a behind-the-scenes narrative of the investigation and the trial, chronicling the police investigation and detailing the science behind the forensic evidence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 274)
Subject Wood, Gordon.
Cross, R. C. (Rodney C.)
Byrne, Caroline, 1970-1994
Criminal investigation -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Murder -- Investigation -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
ISBN 9781742231075 paperback