Additional forensics

 

YOKNAPATAWPHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy. Det. T. Armstrong
Incident No.: 000153-06A-2023
Case Description: Veronica Smith death investigation

The crime lab provided this summary of preliminary results of additional forensic analysis. Evidence analyzed included 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.


Fingerprints

Fingerprints
Item Finding

000153-14: One (1) Altoids Smalls tin, 1.5" x 2.5" x .5" Kenneth Lemmons
000153-15: One (1) plastic bag, white, 17 x 18" Kenneth Lemmons
000153-16: One (1) handprint, side of right hand, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
000153-17: One (1) handprint, side of left hand, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
000153-24: One (1) fingerprint, found exterior of sliding glass door, south wall of family room Kenneth Lemmons
000153-25: One (1) handprint, full left hand, found exterior of window, east wall of garage Kenneth Lemmons

Toxicology

GC-MS Toxicology
Item Finding

Six (6) oblong tablets, white recovered from 000153-36: 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 000153-41: One (1) unlabeled plastic bottle with safety cap found in Billee's Auto Service garage Positive for acetaminophen
Residue recovered from 000153-52: One (1) 10 mL vial labeled "ketamine hydrochloride, 50 mg/mL," empty found in Kenneth Lemmons outdoor garbage can Positive for ketamine hydrochloride

Printers

Identification - Steganography
Item Finding

000153-39: 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 000153-01.
000153-55: 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 000153-01.

Cell Phones

Identification - Cellular Phones
Item Finding

000153-46: One (1) Samsung A03s 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.
000153-51: One (1) Samsung A03s 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.

Plastic Bags

Identification - Perforation Analysis
Item Finding

000153-29: 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 000153-15.
000153-35: One (1) 30-count box Kroger 4-gallon trash bags, opened, found in Billy Lee kitchen Perforations are inconsistent with those one 000153-15.
000153-53: 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 000153-15.
000153-47: One (1) 30-count box Kroger 4-gallon trash bags, opened, found in Kenneth Lemmons kitchen Perforations are consistent with those one 000153-15.
000153-56: 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 000153-15.

Shoe Prints

Shoe Print Comparison
Item Finding

 000153-33
Michael O'Connor

 000153-40
Billee's Auto Service

 000153-42
Dwight Kramer

 000153-48
Kenneth Lemmons

 000153-58
Ruthie Foreman

000153-31: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-32: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-33: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-34: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10, found in Michael O'Connor master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-37: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 11.5, found in Billy Lee master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-38: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 11.5, found in Billy Lee master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-40: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 11.5, found in Billlee's Auto Service office Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-42: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-43: One (1) men's shoe, right, loafer, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-44: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-45: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Dwight Kramer master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-48: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is consistent with 000153-26.
000153-49: One (1) men's shoe, right, house slipper, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-50: One (1) men's shoe, right, athletic shoe, size 10.5, found in Kenneth Lemmons master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-58: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Ruthie Foreman master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.
000153-59: One (1) men's shoe, right, oxford, size 10.5, found in Ruthie Foreman master bedroom Footwear impression is inconsistent with 000153-26.


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