AI camera technology helps Missouri police find suspect in double murder shooting

An AI security camera used by Missouri police to catch a murder suspect.
An AI security camera used by Missouri police to catch a murder suspect. (Image credit: Flock Safety)

In the midst of the ongoing debate surrounding the emerging role of artificial intelligence (AI) in society comes a story of an AI program assisting in catching a man accused of murdering two people in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA. 

According to charging documents, police enlisted the help of AI technology from Atlanta-based company Flock Safety to find a car linked to the incident, which then led them to the suspect Marquis Earl Lee Savannah.

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.