Scenes from LAVA’s crime lab seminar “Cold A Long Time” with author John Leake

On August 26, 2012, LAVA  – The Los Angeles Visionaries Association presented acclaimed true crime author John Leake and trace evidence expert Lynne Herold, Senior Criminalist with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, for a special presentation based on John’s latest book Cold A Long Time: An Alpine Mystery, winner of the 2012 Independent Publisher Award—Bronze Medal, True Crime.

See photos from John’s slideshow presentation and the hands-on examination of the physical evidence remaining from Duncan MacPherson’s mysterious 1989 death at the Stubai Glacier, a popular ski resort near Innsbruck, Austria here

More info about the event. The next crime lab seminar is October 28: The Wisdom of Teeth: A forensic odontology workshop with Dr. Cheri Lewis.