LSU’s Mary Manhein to Appear on WBRZ’s “Sunday Journal”

08/17/2012 10:39 AM

BATON ROUGE – Mary H. Manhein, director of LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services, or FACES, Lab will appear on WBRZ’s “Sunday Journal” on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 8 a.m. Manhein will discuss her work at LSU, some of the FACES Lab’s special projects, and her new book, “Floating Souls: The Canal Murders.”


Manhein holds a master’s degree in anthropology and has more than 27 years of experience as a forensic anthropologist. In addition to being the director of the FACES Lab, she is director of the Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing Persons Information Program and is a professional in residence at LSU. Manhein, a Fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, has handled more than 1,000 forensic cases and is called on by law enforcement agencies all over the United States.


Manhein is also the author of two books on forensic anthropology, “The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist” and “Trail of Bones: More Cases from the Files of a Forensic Anthropologist.” She lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, Bill, three dogs and two cats. She lectures frequently on her work.

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2012