Published Online: 1 January 1998
Page Count: 2
Microscopist, Specialized Scientific Services LLC, Twin Oaks, Kansas City, MO
Frank Booth, R
Forensic chemist, Regional Criminalistics Laboratory Kansas City Missouri Police Department, Kansas City, MO
(Received 13 September 1996; accepted 21 April 1997)
This case study relates to a suspect accused of shoplifting a pair of underwear briefs from a department store. The report presents a method that was used to distinguish between new and used underwear employing both laser examination for biological staining and microscopical examination for thread wear.
Paper ID: JFS16114J