the eyelids, eyebrows, and eyelashes, face, and lips.
The victim is
not wearing shoes, nylons (pantyhose), gloves, or jewelry.
There is what appears to be a large caliber, intermediate range gunshot
entry wound to the throat of the victim, about 3 inches below the chin.
No exit wound is visible. There is a strippling and tattooing around
the wound, minimal bleeding, dark brown in color, indicating drying.
There is reddish brown, dry appearing, exudates at the nostrils and
corners of the mouth, extending down the sides of the neck, below the
ears, to the surface of the bed.
There is a fiber resting on the web between the index and middle
fingers of the victim's left hand; white in color with red blood-type
stains; red and white in color, cloth-type construction, approximately
1/16 inches in diameter by 1 inch long.
The top end of the fiber
appears to be frayed. Stains appeared to be dry.
There are no signs of a struggle in the room, no bullet holes or
projectiles are visible and no signs of blood or other body fluids on
the bed or floor. There are no signs of the victim's shoes, purse, or
jewelry at the scene.
PART F - SKETCHES.
a. Rough sketches are made in pencil at the scene of the incident by the
They are verified by a reliable witness as to their preparation.
Once the sketch has been completed and verified, it should not be changed. A rough
sketch need not be to scale, but should be proportionate. It should include enough
details and measurements to accurately represent the scene.
b. Sketches are used to refresh the investigator's memory in court.
often effective for giving court members a true idea of what occurred at the scene.
c. Sketches normally represent only those items of interest to the case; photos
are used to show every object within range.
Enough of the items at the scene
should be represented on the sketch to give it meaning and clarity.
d. Finished drawings (from the rough sketch) may or may not be drawn to scale.
These are often used as case report exhibits in court.
Finished drawings are
normally drawn by skilled draftsmen.
The investigator who made the rough sketch
"verifies" these drawings as to the contents and accuracy of measurements.
the rough sketch and the finished drawing may be used as exhibits.
e. Materials required for sketch making should include:
(1) A pencil, normally of soft lead (No.