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Cyril WechtWelcome to the world of forensic pathology, where mystery meets science, law and medicine join forces, and amazing discoveries lurk around every corner. Most importantly, it is a world where the application of fundamental scientific principles and sound investigative techniques can help to uncover the truth and ensure that justice is served.

As a practicing forensic pathologist for the past 40 years, I have spent the majority of my life seeking social truth and justice through the application of these principles and techniques to some of the world’s greatest mysteries. Over that period of time, I have watched forensic science in general undergo dramatic progress, most recently in the areas of DNA testing and computer simulation.

I’ve created this website to share my fascination with this constantly growing world with colleagues, aspiring forensic scientists, and students. I hope you find it informative and engaging.

Please look around, and let us know what you think.


Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D.


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