CHARLESTON, W.Va. – W. Joseph Wyatt, teacher, author and
forensic psychologist, will present “The Breaking Point Killing and Other True
Cases of Murder and Malice: A West Virginia Forensic Psychologist Remembers” in
the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex
in Charleston, on Thursday, March 16. The program begins at 6 p.m. and is free
and open to the public.
During his 40-plus year career, Wyatt consulted on more
than 900 forensic cases. His presentation on March 16 will highlight several
local cases he worked on as a consultant with the courts and advisor to the
judges and juries on the complex matters of the minds of killers.
Wyatt earned a bachelor‘s degree from the University of
Charleston and a master’s degree from the University of Miami, Coral Gables,
Fla. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from West Virginia
University. After teaching psychology at Marshall University for more than 30
years, he retired in 2014. Wyatt is the author of several books, including The
Breaking Point Killing and Other True Cases of Murder and Malice: A West
Virginia Forensic Psychologist Remembers.
Patrons may park behind the Culture Center after 5 p.m. on
March 16 and enter the building at the back loading dock area. There also is
limited handicapped parking available in the new bus turnaround. Visitors
parking there should enter at the front of the building.