MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

DATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED: 11/12/2019

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

Analysis: Trace Evidence Analysis; Mobile Device Analysis

Case #: 005282-30J-2019

Case Description: Kelly Moran Homicide Investigation

Investigative Agency: Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

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

 

Summary of Preliminary Evidence Analysis

Evidence # and Description

Findings

005282-30: One (1) 52 cm brown hair recovered from the victim's clothing at autopsy Consistent with 005282-34: One (1) hair sample from Karen West. Inconsistent with 005282-41: One (1) hair sample from Patricia Lee.
005282-31 through 005282-32: Two (2) 12-inch gold candlesticks collected from West residence Inconsistent with candlesticks missing from Moran residence.
005282-33: One (1) clear plastic zipper-lock bag containing nine (9) white oval tablets collected from West residence Nine (9) tablets identified by GC-MS analysis as consistent with a 7.5/500 oxycodone/acetaminophen formulation
005282-35: One (1) Ole Miss sweatshirt, light blue, collected from Ross residence Inconsistent with sweatshirt missing from Moran residence.
005282-36: One (1) iPad collected from Ross residence Device is a 64 GB iPad Wi-Fi-only model. Digital photos and other data recovered are consistent with Kenneth Ross.
005282-37: One (1) iPad collected from Lee residence Device is a 64 GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular model. AT&T cellular service contract in the name of Patricia Lee. Digital photos and other data recovered are consistent with Patricia and Warren Lee.
005282-38 through 005282-40: Three (3) white round tablets wrapped in aluminum foil collected from Lee residence Three (3) tablets identified by GC-MS analysis as consistent with a 5/325 oxycodone/acetaminophen formulation sold as Percocet.
005282-42 through 005282-43: Two (2) 12-inch gold candlesticks collected from Cuthbert residence Inconsistent with candlesticks missing from Moran residence.
005282-44 through 005282-45: Two (2) 9-inch gold candlesticks collected from Cuthbert residence Inconsistent with candlesticks missing from Moran residence.
005282-46: One (1) iPad collected from Cuthbert residence Device is a 64 GB iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular model. AT&T cellular service contract in the name of James Cuthbert. Digital photos and other data recovered are consistent with James and Nicolette Cuthbert.
005282-47: One (1) Japanese Yosegi-style jewelry box, empty, collected from Estrada residence Similar to jewelry box missing from Moran residence but has not been conclusively identified as that specific box.
005282-48: One (1) 500 ml bottle oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen oral solution, empty, collected from Estrada residence Residue recovered from inside the vial identified by GC-MS analysis as consistent with a 7.5/500 oxycodone/acetaminophen formulation.

 

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I'm curios about assisting to discover what happened to the Maxwell figure skating brother and sister .

  isaiah
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Obviously with some stolen materials you could argue that this was a simple burglary and yet someone chose strangulation as the preferred method of death. You ask me you don't strangle someone unless you are out of options or you have a serious...

Obviously with some stolen materials you could argue that this was a simple burglary and yet someone chose strangulation as the preferred method of death. You ask me you don't strangle someone unless you are out of options or you have a serious grudge, also look at what petty items were stolen. This makes it less and less likely that burglary was the sole motive.
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  Mr.Q
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Why would Lorraine keep the empty medicine bottle at her home? Why is the jewellery box empty? What was the fluid found in her stomach? Why pills with different dosages of oxycodon?

  Matt
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Karen, Lorraine, and Trish have drug paraphernalia at their home. I still cant totally rule anyone out.

  Leslie
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This doesn’t point to anyone specifically. Just makes it harder to figure out who’s guilty.

  Stephanie
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