Volume 32, Issue 2 (March 1987)

    Evaluation of Textile Fiber Evidence: A Review

    (Received 21 November 1985; accepted 14 April 1986)

    Published Online: March


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    The problem of establishing whether or not a certain fibrous textile is the source of a particular single fiber collected from a crime scene is discussed in this paper. A single evidential fiber present at a crime scene can be associated with four major events. These are fiber transfer, persistence after transfer, evidence collection, and fiber analysis. These events are reviewed by drawing on both published research and general scientific principles.

    Author Information:

    Bresee, RR
    Associate professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

    Stock #: JFS11153J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11153J

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    Title Evaluation of Textile Fiber Evidence: A Review
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30