Investigation of Bloodstains
You are a member of a homicide investigation team. Team
members have sent you digital images of a recent death case. As a trained and
certified bloodstain pattern analyst, you have been provided with the following
images for interpretation of bloodstain patterns found at the crime scene.
I will upload photo as crime
scene photo one in Attachments
Based upon your review of the aforementioned photographs,
you recommended to your supervisor that there might be additional evidence at
the scene. Upon arrival, you participate as a member of a crime scene
processing team, and you have used luminol to enhance bloodstain evidence at a
View the images of enhanced bloodstain evidence:
Sceond photo will be uploaded
At the office, your supervisor asks you to
write a report for the lead detective on this case.
Based on your analysis and interpretation of
the bloodstain patterns in the above pictures, create a 4- to 5-page report in
a Microsoft Word document addressing the following:
·Your initial review of the crime scene
·Your analysis on the bloodstain patterns in
the pictures provided.
·Your interpretation of the bloodstains.
·Your interpretation of bloodstains developed
·Determine if the bloodstains are passive,
spatter, or altered.
·Sub-categorize the bloodstains, such as
clotted, diluted, dried, diffused, etc.
·Methodology used to search the scene for
bloodstains and use of chemicals for visualization of bloodstains.
·Methodology used for processing and
collection of the various bloodstains.
·Summary of the data obtained from the
·Your hypothesis and the scenario.
·Support your responses with examples.
·Cite any sources in APA format.