Fingerprints: The Stratton Brothers’ Place in Legal History

How the case of the Farrow Murders was the first UK murder case to use fingerprints

In the world of forensics, the role of fingerprints remain an important accessory to any criminal investigation. It is hard to imagine how many cases could have been solved without fingerprint analysis. Though DNA is commonly used in today’s cases, the first murder conviction (in the UK) to use this method was the case of Colin Pitchfork.