Cold a Long Time: An Alpine Mystery

 LYNNE HEROLD, Ph.D., is a Senior Criminalist in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Scientific Services Bureau. She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from Kent State University in 1974, and her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California in 1984. Dr. Herold has been involved in the analysis of trace evidence and testimony several “high profile” cases, as well as scores of murders, serial murders, rapes and child abuse cases over the past 30 years. In 2008, Dr. Herold was honored as the California Homicide Investigators’ Association Support Person of the Year for her years of work as a trace evidence examiner and the assistance it has provided in the investigation of felony cases.