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Corpus delecti influences the investigative process. Is this statement true? Why or why not?

What is Modus operandi in relation with examples of a criminal's MO and what influence that has on the investigative process.

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Corpus delecti influences the investigative process. Is this statement true? Why or why not?

The term Corpus delecti means that it must be established that a crime has occurred before a person can be convicted of committing the crime. So, Corpus delecti influences the investigative process in several ways. First, investigative agency gathers evidence to prove that a crime has actually been committed. Often this is the first step of the investigative process and unless the law enforcement has evidence that the crime has been committed, it becomes futile to gather evidence against the criminal. The most common example is that of a murder. When a person is missing, the investigation begins to find the person. If however, the investigators feel that the person ...

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