The Hot Sheet

Torso Murders: Identifying the Victims

By CPHS / 03 November 2022

The Cleveland Police efforts to identify each of the thirteen victims of the Torso Murderer of Kingsbury Run were extensive. At the crime scene, police collected evidence and photographed the…

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Criminal Identification: Plaster Masks

By CPHS / 05 October 2022

The Bureau of Criminal Identification of the Cleveland Police Department, under Supervisor David L. Cowles, used many tools and techniques to help identify victims and track down criminals. Detective Lloyd…

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