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MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

DATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED: 7/12/2017

Andrew Needham, FTEE
Cynthia J. Markert, CLPE
Jackson Laboratory
Jackson, MS 39205
601-987-XXXX (FAX 601-987-XXXX)

Analysis: Latent Print Examination; Serology; Trace Evidence Analysis; Ballistics

Case #: 002179-10G-2017

Case Description: Douglas Reed Homicide Investigation

Investigative Agency: Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

Investigating Officer(s): Det. S. Murphy, Det. E. Parker

Summary of Preliminary Evidence Analysis

002179-01: One (1) key ring with two (2) keys and one (1) key fob with pin-hole camera and micro USB port
recovered from floor underneath chair in westernmost second-row chair northwest corner of YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Two (2) unidentified full and partial fingerprints
  • See attached report for disk metadata and video EXIF information
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002179-02: One (1) 25-oz. stainless steel water bottle approximately 1/3 full with clear liquid
recovered from lectern in northwest corner of YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Three (3) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed
  • GC-MS analysis identifies contents as consistent with purified water
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002179-03: One (1) Nexus 6 cellular telephone
recovered from the victim's right front pants pocket
  • Four (4) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed
  • Digital forensic analysis is ongoing
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002179-04: One (1) bullet casing
recovered from floor underneath chair in westernmost first-row chair northwest corner of YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Identified as .380 ACP Winchester PDX1 95-grain JHP
  • Rifling impressions are consistent with being fired from 002179-08
  • No identifiable fingerprints found
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002179-05: One (1) Lenovo laptop
recovered from western-most table at the north end of YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Four (4) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed
  • Five (5) unidentified full and partial fingerprints
  • In-depth digital forensic analysis is ongoing pursuant to witness Jake Hemphill's claim that files on this computer had been tampered with
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002179-06: One (1) cardboard box marked "Carlson/Hemphill handouts" containing 8-1/2" x 11" flyers
recovered from YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Two (2) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed
  • Eight (8) unidentified full and partial fingerprints
  • 177 pages or approximately 89% of the flyers contained in the box were found to be blank.
002179-07: One (1) carpet section, 5' x 7' with apparent blood stains
recovered from YCCC Meeting Room 10
  • Blood type A+
  • DNA analysis pending
002179-08: One (1) Bersa Thunder 380 semi-automatic handgun
recovered from Goolsby's Yard and Garden
  • Identified as the firearm that fired 002179-04 and 002179-12
  • No identifiable fingerprints found
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002179-09: One (1) men's wallet
recovered from victim's effects at autopsy
  • Two (2) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed Click to enlarge
002179-10: One (1) slip of paper with "Michelle" and a seven-digit number handwritten on it
recovered from victim's effects at autopsy
  • Two (2) full and partial fingerprints consistent with Douglas Reed
  • Two (2) unidentified full and partial fingerprints
  • Telephone number subscriber is identified as Michelle Lamoreaux
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002179-11: One (1) key ring with keys
recovered from victim's effects at autopsy
  • No identifiable fingerprints found Click to enlarge
002179-12: One (1) spent bullet
recovered at autopsy
  • Identified as .380 ACP Winchester PDX1 95-grain JHP
  • Rifling impressions are consistent with being fired from 002179-08
  • No identifiable fingerprints found
002179-13: One (1) swab of orange-yellow substance
recovered from victim's face at autopsy
  • GC-MS analysis found the sample contained capsaicin
  • FT-IR analysis identified the capsaicin oil in 002179-13 as consistent with that in 002179-14
002179-14: One (1) PepperBlaster II pepper spray dispenser
recovered at Oxford High School
  • FT-IR analysis identified the capsaicin oil in 002179-14 as consistent with that in 002179-13
  • No identifiable fingerprints found
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This all raises obvious questions but perhaps another big question is why the detectives haven't been taking fingerprints and DNA from all the interviewees like they did in the last case!

 
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