How Knot Analysis Can Reveal the Perpetrator of a Crime – Atlas Obscura

In the field of knot forensics, half-hitches can result in convictions.

When someone commits a crime, it’s safe to assume that person wants to get rid of the evidence; they may wear gloves, or conceal their identity. But criminals get caught, often on the most incidental oversights—some as small and seemingly innocent as a knot in a string.

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