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The Anatomy of Unsolved Murder Cases

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The Anatomy of Unsolved Murder Cases

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The Anatomy of Unsolved Murder Cases

The Anatomy of Unsolved Murder Cases

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For 10 years, the media and the police continued to investigate the highly publicized murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. But thousands of unsolved cases gather dust in police files. Why do some cases move to the top of the list?

Guests:

Valencia Mohammed, mother of two murder victims, both unsolved crimes; founder of support group for mothers of unsolved crimes

Lou Eliopulos, forensic consultant and senior homicide analyst for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service; author of Death Investigator's Handbook

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