Published Online: 1 January 1998
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Distinguishing Between New and Slightly Worn Underwear: A Case Study
Microscopist, Specialized Scientific Services LLC, Twin Oaks,
Frank Booth, R
Regional Criminalistics Laboratory Kansas City Missouri Police Department,
(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.
forensic science, criminalistics, seminal stain, fluorescence, microscopy, thread wear
Paper ID: JFS16114J
Title Distinguishing Between New and Slightly Worn Underwear: A Case Study
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