A picture of the soil on the back of this shovel

Detailed analysis of soil on the back of this shovel helped solve a homicide case.

Soil evidence helped solve a murder case

Details of how CSIRO soil scientist, Dr Rob Fitzpatrick, was called on to assist the police in a double murder investigation, which later lead to the establishment of the forensic soil science centre. (1 page)

  • 5 December 2007