Shot in the Dark: A Cold Case Homicide in the Digital Age
Tue, Feb 09, 2021 1:00pm-3:30pm Eastern
Duration: 2.5 Hours
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Just a mile away from the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office in
Council Bluffs, Iowa, a woman is shot during a nighttime stroll in a public
park. It's the latest in a bizarre series of events, three years into a
five-year missing persons investigation. Closing the case will take years
of work, dozens of search warrants, and two weeks of testimony.
presentation will provide a case study of the investigation and prosecution of a
no-body homicide. Getting to the verdict took thousands of hours of
digital forensics to help prove premeditation and tie the killer, who hid
themselves using VPNs and proxies, to years of online impersonations of their
James Doty, Sergeant Investigator, Pottawattamie
County Sheriff's Office
Ryan Avis, Deputy, Pottawattamie County Sheriff's
Anthony Kava, Digital Forensics Examiner/Special Investigator,
Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
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