Volume 39, Issue 3 (May 1994)

    Death Investigation After the Destruction of Evidence

    (Received 9 October 1992; accepted 6 October 1993)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Unavailable in the literature is any reference to an investigation of death after evidence has been destroyed. In this presentation two firearms and the bullet were melted after the death was certified as a suicide. A team of investigators conducted a psychological autopsy as well as shot patterns to determine the distance from the gun muzzle to the head to determine whether or not the wound was a contact type. The resolution of the case is discussed and the factor of local politics and case prominance in the media is reviewed.


    Author Information:

    Danto, BL
    Death Investigations International, Fullerton, CA

    Streed, T
    Death Investigations International, Fullerton, CA


    Stock #: JFS13666J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13666J

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    Title Death Investigation After the Destruction of Evidence
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30