DeathsDoor has always been fascinated by death as integral part of the reality we call life. After being a more than a prolific member of several gore communities he decided in 2012 to share his visions on life and death with the world on DeathandReality.com
Version 2 of this site, its only the beginning of his journey in showing the world what surrounds us: Life and Death!
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Just one year of violent death from the dark days of Los Angeles: LA Confidential author James Ellroy is given access to 12 months of grisly police archives to portray the city’s chilling past. The images feature in a new book put together by the iconic crime author who has been working with the LA Police. Read More
Even though it was invented in 1839 by Louis Daguerre, modern photography was only made available to French police investigators in the 1870s, and it wasn’t until 1887 that criminologist Alphonse Bertillon introduced the method to criminal identification practices. Thanks to his foresight,the photographic archive of the Paris Police Prefecture is now one of the richest in the world—a collection of millions of images that date back to the beginning of the 19th century. After spending quite a long time investigating murders that have made history—which earned him the nickname “the Indiana Jones of the graveyards”—medical examiner Philippe Charlier focused on these first pieces of forensic evidence.
In the early decades of the nineteenth century London was facing a major crisis. Inadequate burial space along with a high mortality rate resulted in a serious problem: there was just not enough room for the dead. Read More