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YOKNAPATAPHWA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy, Det. T. Armstrong
Incident No.: 001529-11E-2012
Case Description: Veronica Smith Homicide

The Yoknapatawpha County Crime Scene Unit provided this summary of preliminary results of additional forensic analysis on the items taken into evidence during the execution of search warrants, from the scene where Veronica Smith was found dead, and from the coroner's office.


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Fingerprints
Item Finding

001529-14: One (1) Altoids Smalls tin, 1.5" x 2.5" x .5" Kenneth Lemmons
001529-15: One (1) plastic bag, white, 17 x 18" Kenneth Lemmons
001529-16: One (1) handprint, side of right hand, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
001529-17: One (1) handprint, side of left hand, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
001529-24: One (1) fingerprint, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
001529-25: One (1) handprint, full left hand, found exterior of window, east wall of garage Kenneth Lemmons

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GC-MS Toxicology
Item Finding

Six (6) oblong tablets, white recovered from 001529-36: One (1) 7-day pill organizer found in Billy Lee master bath Positive for chemical components of indapamide
Forty-seven (47) oblong tablets, white recovered from 001529-41: One (1) unlabeled plastic bottle with safety cap found in Billee's Auto Service garage Positive for acetaminophen
Residue recovered from 001529-52: One (1) 10 mL vial labeled "ketamine hydrochloride, 50 mg/mL," empty found in Kenneth Lemmons outdoor garbage can Positive for ketamine hydrochloride

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Identification - Steganography
Item Finding

001529-39: One (1) HP Color LaserJET 2680 printer found in Billee's Auto Service office Steganographic markings embedded in the printer output are consistent with those on 001529-01.
001529-55: One (1) HP Color LaserJET 2680 printer found in George O'Connor search Steganographic markings embedded in the printer output are inconsistent with those on 001529-01.

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Identification - Cellular Phones
Item Finding

001529-46: One (1) Samsung SGH-t105g cellular phone, found in Dwight Kramer workshop The telephone's unique ID and telephone number are inconsistent with the phone used to send harassing text messages to Veronica Smith.
001529-51: One (1) Samsung SGH-t105g cellular phone, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom The telephone's unique ID and telephone number are consistent with the phone used to send harassing text messages to Veronica Smith.

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Identification - Perforation Analysis
Item Finding

001529-29: One (1) 30-count box Hefty TwistTie 4-gallon small garbage bags, opened, found in Michael O'Connor kitchen Perforations are inconsistent with those one 001529-15.
001529-35: One (1) 30-count box Kroger 4-gallon trash bags, opened, found in Billy Lee kitchen Perforations are inconsistent with those one 001529-15.
001529-53: One (1) 2,000-count carton Good 'N Tuff waste can liners, opened, found in George O'Connor garage Perforations are inconsistent with those one 001529-15.
001529-47: One (1) 30-count box Kroger 4-gallon trash bags, opened, found in Kenneth Lemmons kitchen Perforations are consistent with those one 001529-15.
001529-56: One (1) 2,000-count carton Good 'N Tuff waste can liners, opened, found in Ruthie Foreman storage closet Perforations are inconsistent with those one 001529-15.

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Shoe Print Comparison
Item Finding

 

001529-31: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-32: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-33: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-34: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-37: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 11.5, found in Billy Lee master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-38: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 11.5, found in Billy Lee master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-40: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 11.5, found in Billlee's Auto Service office Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-42: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-43: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-44: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-45: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-48: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is consistent with 001529-26.
001529-49: One (1) men's shoe, right, house slipper, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-50: One (1) men's shoe, right, athletic shoe, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-58: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Ruthie Foreman master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.
001529-59: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Ruthie Foreman master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 001529-26.

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