Finding the story: Murder, you wrote (Sponsored by Knight Foundation)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Thomas Hargrove of Murder Accountability Project
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 15 at 9:00am
  • Location: Oceans 9-10
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to investigate FBI computer files to look for serial killers in your town. Determine what kinds of killings go unsolved. Get the same training that homicide detectives receive from Thomas Hargrove, founder of the Murder Accountability Project.

Speaker Bios

  • Thomas Hargrove is a retired Washington, D.C., -based investigative journalist and White House correspondent. He founded the nonprofit Murder Accountability Project in 2015 to track unsolved homicides. While at Scripps Howard News Service, he developed an algorithm that uses FBI homicide data to identify clusters of murders with an elevated probability of containing serial killings. The algorithm detected an unrealized series of murders in Gary, Ind. @ThomasHargrove

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