03/30/2005

D.C. Area Sniper Shootings Topic of HSC Lecture

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Area health care professionals and others interested in forensic science are invited to learn more about how officials from Prince William County, Va., dealt with the area’s deadly sniper shootings in October 2002 as part of the sixth annual James L. (Jack) Frost Lecture in Forensic Medicine from noon-1 p.m., Friday, April 1, at the West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center in Morgantown.

Guest speakers Chief Charlie T. Deane and First Sergeant Richard A. Cantarella of the Prince William County police department will explain issues involved in solving the series of multiple random sniper-type shootings in the greater Washington, D.C., area, and discuss the challenges presented to law enforcement jurisdictions in which the shootings occurred.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is available for those who attend. For more information, contact the WVU Office of Continuing Education at (304) 293-3937, or visit www.ce.wvu.edu .

This endowed lectureship is provided by the Clark Family Lectureship Series.

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For more information:
WVU Office of Continuing Education, (304) 293-3937
ce@wvu.edu
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