Evidence analysis

MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

REPORT DATE:
  1/12/2024

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

Analysis: Serology; Trace Evidence Examination

     ** RUSH **

SUMMARY REPORT OF PRELIMINARY FORENSIC ANALYSIS

Case Description:
Jared Plunk homicide investigation

Case #
000046-02A-2024

Investigative Agency:
Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

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

The following evidence collected from the Jared Plunk crime scene was analyzed with the results shown.

Note: Some findings have been condensed and/or simplified for inclusion in this report.


Serology

Evidence # and DescriptionLocationSerology

000046-07 through 000046-09: Three (3) blood samples collected from under the body

crime scene

  • Type B+
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is consistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-11: One (1) knife, 114mm serrated blade, with reddish-brown stains

crime scene

  • Stains are human blood, Type B+
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is consistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-13: One (1) 2-inch by 2-inch square of white paper with ragged edges, spattered with brownish spots

Boyd residence: garage

  • Stains are human blood, Type B+
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is consistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-14 through 000046-15: Two (2) strands of brown hair

Boyd residence: garage

  • Insufficient material for DNA analysis

000046-16: One (1) brown envelope with Yoknapatawpha County Conference Center logo, dirty and torn with return address missing and with brownish smears inside

Boyd residence: garage

  • Smears are human blood, Type B+
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is consistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-17: One (1) white jumpsuit with rhinestones

Snyder residence: guest bedroom

  • Assorted biological fluids collected from fabric
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is inconsistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-18 through 000046-19: Two (2) "Elvis-style" wigs, black

Snyder residence: guest bedroom

  • Biological samples collected from inside both wigs
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is inconsistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-22: One (1) white jumpsuit with rhinestones

Snyder residence: laundry room

  • Assorted biological fluids collected from fabric
  • Samples positive for human blood are Type B+ and preliminary DNA analysis is consistent with samples collected at autopsy
  • Preliminary DNA analysis of other biological categories is inconsistent with samples collected at autopsy

000046-23: One (1) wig, dark brown

Davis residence: master bedroom

  • Biological samples collected from inside the wig
  • Preliminary DNA analysis is inconsistent with samples collected at autopsy

Trace Evidence

Evidence # and DescriptionLocationTrace

000046-07 through 000046-09: Three (3) blood samples collected from under the body

crime scene

N/A

000046-11: One (1) knife, 114mm serrated blade, with reddish-brown stains

crime scene

N/A

000046-13: One (1) 2-inch by 2-inch square of white paper with ragged edges, spattered with brownish spots

Boyd residence: garage

  • Traces of ash are present on both sides of the paper
  • No usable fingerprints recovered

000046-14 through 000046-15: Two (2) strands of brown hair

Boyd residence: garage

  • Inconsistent with hairs recovered from the victim's clothing

000046-16: One (1) brown envelope with Yoknapatawpha County Conference Center logo, dirty and torn with return address missing and with brownish smears inside

Boyd residence: garage

  • Fingerprints found: Yvonne Boyd, Jared Plunk, Max Snyder, unidentified

000046-17: One (1) white jumpsuit with rhinestones

Snyder residence: guest bedroom

  • Rhinestones are inconsistent with 000046-10: One (1) red rhinestone, oval, collected at the crime scene

000046-18 through 000046-19: Two (2) "Elvis-style" wigs, black

Snyder residence: guest bedroom

  • Inconsistent with hairs recovered from the victim's clothing
  • Both wigs are composed of synthetic hair

000046-22: One (1) white jumpsuit with rhinestones

Snyder residence: laundry room

  • Some rhinestones are consistent in size, color, and shape with 000046-10: One (1) red rhinestone, oval, collected at the crime scene

000046-23: One (1) wig, dark brown

Davis residence: master bedroom

  • Inconsistent with hairs recovered from the victim's clothing
  • Wig is composed of human hair


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