Metal Particles as Evidence in Criminal Cases

    Volume 39, Issue 6 (November 1994)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Page Count: 8

    McDermott, SD
    Forensic Scientist, Chemistry Section, Dublin Forensic Science Laboratory, Dublin 8,

    (Received 22 February 1994; accepted 8 April 1994)


    Three cases of a link between metal particles, generated by a grinder fitted with an abrasive disc, and suspects are reported. One involves a safe breaking, another a warehouse robbery and the third is an explosive find. The persistence of these particles on clothing is also examined.

    Paper ID: JFS13743J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13743J

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    Title Metal Particles as Evidence in Criminal Cases
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30