Dr. Henry Lee, a well-known forensic expert who has investigated some of the most notorious criminal cases, will become the lead forensic consultant to the New Haven Police Department.
The police department will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. on Friday at police headquarters about the appointment.
Among the cases Lee has investigated are Martha Moxley, Laci Peterson, O.J. Simpson, the abduction of Elizabeth Smart, Jon Benet Ramsey, Sacco-Vanzetti, the Lindbergh baby and more.
Lee runs the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven and teaches students how to investigate crime.