A detective remained in charge of Scotland Yard’s most controversial unsolved murder case for eight years despite suffering acute mental health problems.
David Cook, 58, was also working on a book about the murder in 1987 of Daniel Morgan, a private investigator, while he prepared a case against five suspects. Their trial collapsed over myriad problems, including allegations of serious police misconduct for which Mr Cook is being criminally investigated.
The murder of Mr Morgan, 37, who was found with an axe in his head in a south London pub car park, is the most investigated case in British history and has been steeped in controversy.
The initial investigation was incompetent and mired by allegations of police corruption. Despite five inquiries costing the taxpayer £50…
The murder of a Morgan State University student last year remains unsolved and now the FBI is getting involved.
Marcus Edwards, 21, was stabbed to death in September of 2016 walking to his girlfriend’s house. Police have ruled out robbery as a motive and do not believe the stabbing came as the result of a fight. So far there are no leads in the case and now the FBI is getting involved.
Edwards, a Washington D.C. native was looking forward to becoming a police officer after graduation. He was already a graduate of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Junior Police Academy.
Why the murder happened remains a mystery.
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Detective Lori Morgan is the resident forensic expert at the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office. Originally a stay-at-home mother, after her children were in school, Lori sought a new challenge and went on to earn her degree in forensics. She is the liaison with the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab and is tasked with the job of finding a piece of evidence that can be used in conjunction with modern day forensics to help solve a case. Her job is being profiled in Discovery’s new crime series Killing Fields, and Morgan let readers in on the nitty gritty details of both the job and the show, which airs on Discovery and Discovery Canada Tuesday nights at 10pm.
CraveOnline: Tell us about Killing Fields.
Lori Morgan: The new series is super exciting. We recap everything we did the first season but with extra information – we’re going to transition into some other cases that