By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
When Jess Carpenter charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his friend, Joseph Darras, in 2011, Carpenter told investigators the shooting had been an accident. When his attorney, Ray Twohig, commissioned polygraph expert Peter Pierangeli in November of 2012, he literally put Carpenter’s story to the test.
Pierangeli has administered more than 37,500 polygraph tests throughout his 23-year career as the PGP Polygraph Firm’s principle examiner. His firm has been called upon by government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, and his technique has been validated by the scientific community and the State of New Mexico. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.