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Evidence: Test Results on coffee mugs in Kelly Clinton's office and in Trudi Rose's office
YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
 
Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy, Det. T. Armstrong
Case No: 001524-03D-2000
Case Description: Trudi Rose Death Investigation


Tests for Arsenic

Samples of the remaining liquid found in the coffee mug in Kelly Clinton's office [Ev. # 001524-029] and the remaining liquid found in the coffee mug in Trudi Rose's office [Ev. # 001524-026] were analyzed using neutron activation analysis (MIT, Massachusetts). In addition, to establish a control a sample from a pot of coffee brewed using the coffee grounds found in the Cupid's Couples office [Ev. # 001524-050], and tap water taken from the Cupid's Couples office building was also analyzed. The following results of those tests were received from the Mississippi State Crime Lab.

NAA Results:

Sample

Components of Liquid

Concentration of Arsenic

Control
coffee

none detected

Clinton coffee
coffee, sugar, non-dairy creamer

13,000mg/g

Rose coffee
coffee, sugar

15,300mg/g

 

Fingerprint Analysis

The same two coffee mugs discussed above were analyzed for fingerprints after the liquid was removed. Prints found were then compared with samples provided by persons associated with this case and by the Coroner's Office.

Full and partial fingerprints found on the coffee mug in Kelly Clinton's office [Ev. # 001524-029]

  • 001524-029-P01 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P02 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P03 - Tamee Reynolds
  • 001524-029-P04 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P05 - Tamee Reynolds
  • 001524-029-P06 - Tamee Reynolds
  • 001524-029-P07 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P08 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P09 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P10 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P11 - Kelly Clinton
  • 001524-029-P12 - Kelly Clinton

Full and partial fingerprints found on the coffee mug in Trudi Rose's office [Ev. # 001524-026]

  • 001524-026-P01 - Trudi Rose
  • 001524-026-P02 - Trudi Rose
  • 001524-026-P03 - Tamee Reynolds
  • 001524-026-P04 - Trudi Rose
  • 001524-026-P05 - Trudi Rose
  • 001524-026-P06 - Trudi Rose
  • 001524-026-P07 - Tamee Reynolds

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