Adv Crime Scene

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Brittney McCleery November 16, 2014 Adv Crime Scene 1. What were the main challenges facing investigators who were collecting evidence in the case? Give specific examples of these challenges. 2. Explain how investigators used reference samples to determine that the victims had been held at the residence located at 881 Lope De Vega. 3. Explain how investigators used reference samples to determine that the victim’s bodies had been buried and later moved to the site where they were discovered. Also explain how they used such evidence to determine the original burial place. Some of the main challenges the investigators were facing in the case involving U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara were the crime scene was not secured and was contaminated by police and people who just wanted to look. Even though there was such a gap in being able to process the crime scene there is no crime that is committed without leaving some kind of evidence behind. Five large bags were recovered by the investigators by the time the plate was discovered. Complicated the case was that there was a month between the time the two agents died and when their bodies were found decomposing. Since this happened the evidence needed had to begin with the job that the agents were assigned to so that a link could be found from those crimes that tied them in with the death of the agents. The time span proved to be difficult and finding the original crime scene (where the crime was committed before the bodies were relocated to the scene where the bodies were discovered). Because of the time frame other obstacles were faced such as disturbance of the crime scene do to the accessibility to the public along with the obstruction and tampering of the evidence by officials of Mexico. Apparently the house that the torture and murder occurred in, had Mexican Officials living there

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