Stuart James, who owns James and Associates Forensic Consultants in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and is a specialist in bloodstain pattern analysis, also testified that the evidence indicates a vacuum cleaner with blood on it was moved before.........
Barbara J. Redeye’s defense team is hoping a startling lack of DNA and fingerprint testing — including on an alleged murder weapon — will put the kibosh on a potential guilty verdict.
Rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court in unrelated cases this week could make it more difficult for police officers to testify about bloodstain pattern evidence in criminal trials.
In this work, we develop a quantitative methodology using digital image analysis techniques to differentiate impact bloodstain patterns.
The calm professionalism of the Calgary Police officers who have testified here didn’t do it, nor the neutral language employed by the scientists, nor the business-like euphemisms used by the analysts.
That's where physicists can help, because so little is known about the precise physics of how blood behaves under various circumstances-plus the same patterns can be produced in different ways.
Sgt. Robert Jones, a blood stain pattern analyst with the Waterloo Regional Police Service, interpreted the story of Tim's blood on his own Dodge Ram diesel pickup.
Reynolds voiced to state police Trooper John Corrigan concerns over the investigator’s findings in his Nov. 25, 2013 report on the Alinsky case, specifically conclusions that were “flawed and not supported by scientific principles.”
This appendix provides further explanation of some of the requirements of bloodstain pattern analysis. This document specifically relates to the classification and identification of bloodstain patterns at crime scenes and in the laboratory.
A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office crime scene investigator, who performed analysis on the blood stain pattern from Conroe PD Sgt. Jason Blackwelder’s clothes...
Pretoria - Wounds to Reeva Steenkamp's head and right arm would have caused arterial spurting and a trail of blood in Oscar Pistorius's house after he shot her, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday.
This year is a notable anniversary for bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA) in Ontario. According to OPP, there was no training available in Canada for this particular field of forensics until provincial police decided in 1993 to launch a specialized program
The newly discovered evidence concerned, among other things, Agent Deaver's representations regarding the number of cases involving bloodstain analysis in which he had participated, the number of reports he had written in cases involving bloodstain...
As testimony in the murder trial of Jack Hale entered its third week, jurors had the opportunity to hear from a bloodstain pattern analyst whose expertise helped identify where the victim was likely standing on..........
Based on a blood spatter pattern on the jeans Idelfonso Velez wore the night Trisha Bennett and Angel Ortiz were murdered, a chemist told jurors Velez was likely near the victims when they were murdered.
Based on the size of the droplets, Patrick Laturnus testified the blood stains were indicative of spatter, which meant the blood was airborne before hitting the stairs and not the result of transfer from one object to another.
Dr. Silke Brodbeck heads Germany's only institute specializing in bloodstain pattern analysis. Brodbeck thinks that insights into the field of blood stain analysis could force closed murder cases to reopen.
A Winnipeg man who has spent years investigating his mother's death says he has solid evidence that her death was a homicide and not the accident police claim it was. "My mother's death was no accident," Jim Garwood said in an interview with CBC News.