Sherlock Holmes was one of the firsts to use forensic toxic...
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...person involved in the crime.
In this story Sherlock Holmes also makes a reference to modern forensics by determining that the misses had attempted to commit suicide rather than attempted murder due to powder residue on the misses head.
These three examples are just a few of the ways the genius mind of Sir Arthur conan Doyle, the man behind Sherlock Holmes influenced forensic science and set of rocketing into the modern day use and techniques of criminalistics.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, and Philip Weller. The Adventure of the Dancing Men. Place of Publication Not Identified: Sherlock Publications, 1995. Print.
How Sherlock Changed the World. Prod. LOve Productions. National Geographic UK., 2016. Netflix. Web. 3 Nov. 2016.
Saferstein, Richard. Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. Print.
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