There are 206 bones in the human body…each one tells a story.

Recovering, Analyzing, and Identifying Human Remains

Dr. Rick Snow

Dr. Rick Snow, President of Forensic Anthropology Consulting Services, Inc., received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from The University of Tennessee. Prior to forming his company, he was the Forensic Anthropologist for the State of Georgia at Large with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Dr. Snow has worked nearly 500 forensic anthropology cases for law enforcement agencies, coroners, and medical examiners throughout the United States and internationally. Of these cases, more than 200 were homicides.

Services Offered by Dr. Rick Snow

With over 25 years of experience in forensic anthropology, Dr. Snow provides his expertise to attorneys, coroners, medical examiners, and law enforcement. As an expert witness, Dr. Snow presents complicated testimony in a way that can be easily understood by the jury.

Expert Witness

Expert Witness: Testifying for the Dead

Testifies in Federal and State court to explain anthropological findings and procedures.

Identifying human remains

Identifying the Unidentified Dead

Works with coroners and medical examiners to identify human remains as the first step in solving cold cases.

Identifying human remains

Human Remains Analysis

Assists attorneys and law enforcement in the determination of trauma, time since death, and biological profile. Examines autopsy reports for accuracy.

Body Search and Recovery

Body Search and Recovery: Assisting Law Enforcement

Assists law enforcement in the recovery of human remains from surface scatters, clandestine graves, and wells. Examines documentation for attorneys to ensure mistakes were not made during recovery that could jeopardize the case.

Without Dr. Snow’s expertise I feel we would have not been able to identify our victim. His expertise speaks for itself but his devotion to identifying the victim is nothing short of amazing.

— Detective Rich Lewis
Albuquerque Police Department, Cold Case Unit