Scattered Episode 09: Shari & the Pig Trials – The Search & Results

This episode continues from Episode 7: Shari & the Pig Trials – The Set-up. I recommend you go back and listen to that episode before listening to this, if you haven’t yet done so. In October 2021, we conducted a search exercise on two of the four pig carcasses we deposited near Edmonton. This searchContinue reading “Scattered Episode 09: Shari & the Pig Trials – The Search & Results”

Scattered Episode 08: A Police View on Scattered Remains – Interview with A/Det. Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson is an Acting Detective with the Edmonton Police Service. We met in August 2021 when Shari Forbes and I traveled to Edmonton to set-up a some sites for the “pig trials”. Amanda was a member of the Missing Persons Unit when we first met, but has recently been promoted to the Homicide Unit.Continue reading “Scattered Episode 08: A Police View on Scattered Remains – Interview with A/Det. Amanda Johnson”

Scattered Episode 07: Shari & the Pig Trials – The Set-up

Shari Forbes, Ph.D, is a chemist who specializes in the scent of decomposition. She has a “body farm”, REST(ES) at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in Quebec, and works with law enforcement dog handlers across Canada to train the dogs on the scent of human cadavers. In April 2021, Shari reached out to my colleague,Continue reading “Scattered Episode 07: Shari & the Pig Trials – The Set-up”

Scattered Episode 04: Tales of a Forensic Anthropologist – Interview with Pamela Mayne Correia

Pamela Mayne Correia is a Forensic Anthropologist with 30 years’ experience. She is one of three Forensic Anthropologists on contract to the Province of Alberta. She specializes in cremated remains and currently works at the University of Alberta. In this episode we talk about: what attracted Pam to and sustained her interest in forensic anthropologyContinue reading “Scattered Episode 04: Tales of a Forensic Anthropologist – Interview with Pamela Mayne Correia”