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Arrest report

A suspect has been arrested in the Pastor Wendell Martinson homicide investigation.

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Arrestee interview

The detectives interviewed the suspect in custody about the murder of Pastor Wendell Martinson.

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Arrest in minister murder

The Crime Beat reports: Suspect in custody for Easter Sunday pastor slaying.

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Updated fingerprint analysis

The lab compared fingerprints on evidence collected from the crime scene with newly obtained exemplars.

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Updated shoeprint analysis

The lab compared marks on the victim's clothing with newly obtained exemplars.

Updated analysis of trace evidence from the scene

Updated trace evidence examination

The lab compared existing and new trace evidence and analyzed substances on newly obtained evidence.

Latent Fingerprint Kit

 $ 44.00

A real print kit, fully stocked with instructions and enough supplies for at least 50 different print lifts.

ForensiKit Subscription Box


$ 44- 54

Explores a different crime scene processing technique each month.

Forensic Science Kit, Missy Hammond Murder

$ 75.00 $ 50.00

Examine the evidence to solve a murder. Dust evidence for prints & test fabric for the presence of blood.

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