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Most-Wanted: How Officials Find Fugitives

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Most-Wanted: How Officials Find Fugitives

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Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean, the primary suspect in the murder of fellow Marine Maria Lauterbach, who was pregnant, is believed to be on the run in Mexico. A former FBI agent, a forensic sketch artist and a wilderness tracker discuss how officials track and catch criminals.

Guests:

Clint Van Zandt, former U.S. Army Intelligence Agent, author of Facing Down Evil: Life on the Edge as an FBI Hostage Negotiator

Mary Brazas, forensic artist in Bernalillo County, N.M.; creates composite sketches based on witness testimonies, age progressions and facial reconstruction based on skull information

Tom Brown, Jr., wilderness tracker; author of Case Files of the Tracker and The Science and Art of Tracking