Serology – Beauchamp residence

MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

DATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED:
  07/9/2018

Andrew Needham, FTEE
Jackson Laboratory
Jackson, MS 39205
601-987-XXXX (FAX 601-987-XXXX)

Analysis: Serology

     ** RUSH **

SUMMARY REPORT OF PRELIMINARY SEROLOGY

Case Description:
Devlin Beauchamp death investigation

Case #
003331-01G-2018

Investigative Agency:
Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

Investigating Officer(s):
Det. S. Murphy, Det. T. Armstrong

 Evidence items including potential blunt force instruments collected from the crime scene were analyzed for the presence of blood with the results shown.

Note: Some findings have been condensed and/or simplified for inclusion in this report.

Ground Floor

Room #1-3 – Kitchen
Evidence # & Description Preliminary Findings
003331-001: One (1) drinking glass found in sink Positive for trace amounts of human blood type O+ on outside of glass
  • DNA analysis pending
003331-002: One (1) rolling pin - wood, approx. 24" long Negative for human blood
003331-003: One (1) pepper mill - wood, approx. 36" long Negative for human blood
Room 1-4 – Pantry/Storage
Evidence # & Description Preliminary Findings
003331-005: One (1) string mop Negative for human blood
003331-006: One (1) straw broom Negative for human blood
003331-007: One (1) plastic dustpan Negative for human blood
003331-008: One (1) vacuum cleaner Negative for human blood
  • Comparison of contents to evidence collected at the scene is ongoing
003331-009: One (1) baseball bat - wood Negative for human blood
003331-010: One (1) baseball bat - aluminum Negative for human blood

Second Floor

Room #2-2 – Master Bathroom
Evidence # & Description Preliminary Findings
003331-017 through 003331-018: Two (2) 4 oz. samples of liquid from bathtub Positive for human blood type O+, urine and fecal matter
  • DNA analysis pending
003331-019: One (1) blue hand towel with red stains Positive for human blood type O+
  • DNA analysis pending
003331-024: One (1) plywood bathtub desk, 36" X 14" The blood spatter pattern observed is consistent with multiple medium-velocity (25-75 feet/sec) blows.
  • Six castoff trails were observed.