NBC Connecticut The arrest warrant for murder charges against Fotis Dulos includes a list of evidence from police, but that list does not include the body of Jennifer Dulos.
Dr. Henry Lee is a renowned forensic scientist at the University of New Haven. He said in nearly 60 years of investigations, he’s worked on a little more than 100 murder cases where there was no body.
“Most of the time eventually the body shows up. But still have a lot of cases the body even today, still don’t know,” said Lee. Lee is not involved in the death investigation of Jennifer Dulos, or the upcoming murder trial of Fotis Dulos.
He said cases like this one are no different than others, and it’s up to the prosecution to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. There are three things he believes the prosecution must establish.
“First the person is missing, second the missing person is murdered, the third, the accused is somehow involved in such a murder,” said Lee.
Lee said one of those elements might be in place, according to the medical examiner’s statements included in the Dulos arrest warrant.
“She suffered one or multiple injuries and because of the amount of blood was found,” said Lee. “An individual cannot survive, that shows a murder taking place.”But he reiterated that it’s up to the prosecution to convince a jury of the crime. It has happened in the past.On Jan. 8, 1990, exactly 30 years ago, Richard Crafts was sentenced to 50 years in the […]
‘No Body’ Murder Cases: Expert Weighs in on Dulos Investigation
Thanks for visiting Popular Crime. The story below is a summary we’re sharing from another news source, who did original reporting on the case.
Thanks to Hunt A Killer for this great deal
We’ve partnered with a terrific new immersive game experience for True Crime fans like us.
And for a limited time, they have let us know that readers or PopularCrime can take 20% off their first box by using the code POPULARCRIME at checkout. We hope you enjoy the game as much as we do and join us as we unravel the clues in the latest box every month.
Popular Crime pulls in news of current and historical true crime cases from all over the world. The above excerpted is reprinted here under the provisions of Fair Use. Any and all reporting was done by the original publisher. We encourage you to visit the original publisher.
For more information about our site, click here.