CRJ 311: Forensics

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Homicide Investigation CRJ 311: Forensics Homicide Investigation Forensic science has developed since the early 1950’s which has allowed investigators, scientist, law enforcement officials and examiners to be able to gather more evidence that pertains to criminal cases such as homicide. Forensic science is considered a philosophy and due to the new technological advances brought to forensics. Forensics science is considered a “way to bring the philosophy of science into closer contact with science is via the history of science” (Griffiths, pg. 303). Science is nothing but a phenomenon and based on theories, but with the new technological advantages being brought into Forensics, these theories can be brought to reality. According Geary,…show more content…
Once the vehicle was secured, the forensics investigators began doing an investigation to determine what type of evidence could be found in the vehicle which could lead to naming a certain individual that had contact with the vehicle. They began doing blood swabs on the gear shift, and fingerprints all over the vehicle. Nothing was found. They then sprayed the vehicle and then used an ultra violet light which made blood and a fingerprint become visible to where investigators could get the evidence for possessing. They found blood on the steering wheel, and a fingerprint on the passenger side door window. They then collected the evidence for processing. There was also what appeared to be blood located on the material of the driver’s…show more content…
After law enforcement tracked down the suspect, they interviewed the suspect. They suspect made false statements about another man being in the apartment and the other man that was there was the shooter. The suspect could not give a name to investigators because; the suspect was giving false allegations. The investigators had to get physical evidence to prove that there was another individual in the arrestment when the black man was shot. The investigators went back to the video of the apartment and had the video turned into a 3D view to where they could see the entire apartment clearly. After watching that video, the investigators went back to the coroner’s office and questioned the individual doing the autopsy on the black male. The individual that done the autopsy on the black male said, that it was a possible for one individual to drag the black male down a set of stairs. There was abrasions to the back of the deceased blacked man’s back which proved that something occurred other than being shot. The skin of the black man was scrapped off and the top layer of skin was separated from the back of the deceased black man. This proves that the suspect could have caused these abrasions to the back of the deceased black man by, dragging him down the step in the apartment. This shows that the individual was dragged down the steps feet

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