Forensic Science And Criminal Minds Essay

1861 Words Dec 9th, 2016 8 Pages
For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with forensic science and I distinctly remember my brother and I running home from the bus stop every day, when we were in middle school, just so we would not miss the introductory scene of the new Criminal Minds episode. The show always began right at 3 and our bus got to the stop roughly around 2:55; just enough time to run home and turn it to the right channel. And as any fan of Criminal Minds knows, the beginning is the most captivating part where it shows the crime that the episode is based off. Ever since then I have always been intrigued by these types of shows; today I mostly watch Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, which is equally interesting and slightly a little less gory than Criminal Minds. Anyway, when I found out that we were going to be talking about forensic anthropology in this class I was thrilled and could not wait to learn more about the people behind the scenes of these shows, even though I know they are completely fictionalized. When I started researching some forensic cases, I discovered many bizarre and tragic cases but decided to study those of Hyo Jung Jin and Krystal Beslanowitch.
The first forensic case that I decided to research was the Girl in the Suitcase, which is a pretty horrific title to be remembered for. The girl’s name was Hyo Jung Jin, she was 21 years old, and from South-East Asia. At the time, she was studying French at the University of Lyon, in France, but was vacationing in…

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