Author and retired journalist Michael Guerin turns his deft attention to detail to a handful of notorious murder cases from New Zealand and abroad, examining the forensic science behind each case, and explaining all he unearths for an everyday audience. As well as providing the reader with a useful overview of DNA and forensic science and how they relate to police investigations, cases studied are: Mark Lundy, Jules Mikus, Jarrod Mangels, Bradley John Murdoch, and O.J. Simpson. Readers will be both informed and mesmerized as each chilling murder is unraveled.
Michael Guerin is a retired journalist with keen interest and knowledge in the area of science - particularly forensic science. Convicted! is his second book, following Dash-8 Down: The Inside Story of Ansett Flight 703 about the ill-fated flight that crashed into the Tararua Ranges in 1995, NZ's most serious air crash since Erebus. He now lives in Australia.