Yesterday, less than 30 miles from Charlotte, 41 year-old, Patrick Burris was shot and killed. Burris is the suspected Gaffney serial killer, and with his death authorities hope to put some fears to rest. According to MSNBC, officers were responding to a burglary complaint on July 6th that ultimately ended in the shootout with Burris. State Law Enforcement Division Chief Reggie Lloyd concluded that the “bullets in [Burris’s] gun matched those that killed residents in and around Gaffney over six days last week.”
Curious about the theories and methods that police officers and SBI agents use in criminal investigations? Or, the forensic techniques used to make the connection between the bullets found in Gastonia, Burris and the Gaffney murders?
Then, check these out:
Crime and science; the new frontier in criminology / Thorwald, Jürgen.
Forensic science : an encyclopedia of history, methods, and techniques / William J. Tilstone, Kathleen A. Savage, and Leigh A. Clark.
Arrest, search, and investigation in North Carolina / Robert L. Farb.