Decedent background information will help build the Psychological Autopsy and Final Project for Lesson 10.

Developing a timeline (e.g., 1-year preceding death) will help the learner better understand the events and circumstances surrounding the decedent’s death.

Criminal Issues/Internal Investigations (Background checks)

Media and Social Media Reports (to include personal social media accounts, email accounts)

Termination/Suspension and Reason(s) to include dates

Credit reports/Financial Issues

Interviews with family, friends, acquaintances, and co-workers