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MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

DATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED: 9/5/2017

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

Analysis: Latent Print Examination; Serology; Trace Evidence Analysis; Tool Mark Examination

Case #: 002641‑20H‑2017, 002708‑24H‑2017, 002803‑28H‑2017

Case Description: Oscar Knight death investigation

Investigative Agency: Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

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

 

Summary of Preliminary Evidence Analysis

Evidence # and Description

Findings Summary

002641-35: One (1) black duffel bag, 18" x 12" x 12"
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-36: One (1) white t-shirt, men's size large, stained
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • Stain negative for human blood
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-37: One (1) paring knife with serrated blade
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • Inconsistent with tool marks on bones
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-38: One (1) 10" white Frisbee-style flying disc with Ink Spot logo
Photo not available
  • Two (2) unidentified fingerprints recovered
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-39: One (1) silver flask
  • One (1) partial unidentified fingerprint recovered
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-40: One (1) putter
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-41: One (1) electric hedge trimmer
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • Inconsistent with tool marks on bones
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-42: One (1) cutting ax
  • No usable fingerprints recovered
  • Consistent with tool marks on bones
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered
002641-43: One (1) pair of scissors
  • No usable fingerprints recovered; inconsistent with tool marks on bones
  • No trace evidence inconsistent with the Lamar Park lake recovered

 

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If someone used the axe to dismember Knight they would have had to be fairly strong to break through the bones. Possibly a male perpertrator.

 
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