Blood Beneath My Feet: The Journey of a Southern Death Investigator

Blood Beneath My Feet: The Journey of a Southern Death Investigator

Joseph Scott Morgan


Have you ever been locked in a cooler with piles of decomposing people for thus lengthy that you simply needed to shave all of the hair off your physique as a way to cast off the scent? Joseph Scott Morgan did. have you lit a Marlboro from the ignited fuel of a bloated lifeless man's abdominal? Joseph Scott Morgan has. have you wept over a useless puppy whereas no longer giving a shit concerning the lifeless 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 additional thinking about the determined backdoor sagas of the "new South." No scorching blondes right here, simply maggots, grief, and the reality approximately forensics and demise investigation.

Joseph Scott Morgan turned a dying investigator with the Jefferson Parish Coroner's workplace in suburban New Orleans in 1987, the youngest medicolegal dying investigator within the state. throughout 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 school professor at North Georgia university and country college, the place he teaches a loss of life research direction according to the nationwide criteria which he helped increase. He and his relatives stay within the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia.

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