Interviewing the Factitious Disorder/Factitious Disorder by Proxy Offender
Written by Kathryn Artingstall   

An excerpt from Munchausen by Proxy and Other Factitious Abuse: Practical and Forensic Investigative Techniques

When a person is the perpetrator of illness or crime and when they alone have that knowledge, then wellness or case resolution is easy for that person to predict; there is calm. The foreknowledge of illness or crime origination provides a sense of control to the offender. This control may equate to the ability to sustain life, encourage or produce death, or institute resolution to a seemingly unsolvable problem. The dynamic of factitious disorder (FD)/factitious disorder by proxy (FDP) behavior makes an offender powerful through resolution pathway control over by-proxy victims and all aspects of secondary victimization!
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Court Case Update

FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE went through a nearly three-year ordeal in the New Hampshire court system, but eventually emerged unscathed. On April 4, 2008, the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decision of a lower court to exclude expert testimony regarding fingerprint evidence in the case of The State of New Hampshire v. Richard Langill. The case has been remanded back to the Rockingham County Superior Court.