By Joseph Scott Morgan
Have you ever been locked in a cooler with piles of decomposing people for therefore lengthy that you simply needed to shave the entire hair off your physique for you to cast off the odor? Joseph Scott Morgan did. have you lit a Marlboro from the ignited fuel of a bloated lifeless man's stomach? Joseph Scott Morgan has. have you wept over a lifeless puppy whereas no longer giving a shit in regards to the useless proprietor laying subsequent him? Morgan did. have been you named after a homicide sufferer? Joseph Scott Morgan was.
This is not Hollywood fantasy—it's the genuine tale of a boy born into the deprivations of a white trash trailer park who as an grownup will get extra fascinated about the determined backdoor sagas of the "new South." No scorching blondes the following, simply maggots, grief, and the reality approximately forensics and demise investigation.
Joseph Scott Morgan grew to become a demise investigator with the Jefferson Parish Coroner's workplace in suburban New Orleans in 1987, the youngest medicolegal dying investigator within the state. through the day, Morgan labored within the morgue, and at evening investigated for the coroner. In 1992 Morgan turned senior investigator with the Fulton County scientific Examiner's workplace in Atlanta. Morgan is now a faculty professor at North Georgia collage and nation college, the place he teaches a dying research direction in accordance with the nationwide criteria which he helped improve. He and his relations live within the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia.
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