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Murder investigation

a) Analyze some important elements to consider when securing and processing a crime scene.

b) Analyze the type of firearm evidence present at the scene after examining the bodies and discovering that each victim has one gunshot wound which was fatal.

c) Analyze the presence of two gunshot wounds, one on each body, and three shell casings that are found at the scene. Explained how this finding determines the scope of the crime scene examination.

d) Discuss the value of the projectile recovered from the sofa and from the bodies.

e) Discuss and analyze the significance of the finding that the projectile recovered from the sofa did not match the projectiles recovered from the bodies.

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a) When securing a crime scene it's imperative to ensure that the scene is not contaminated. This is the number one issue to address because any potential contamination of a crime scene will greatly hamper the investigation. Therefore, the scene must be cordoned off immediately, only crime scene ...

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The expert analyzes some important elements to consider securing and processing a crime scene.

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