Also coordinated this action, in person, with CPT Scott M. KING, 416-30-1987,
Commander, 3d Ord Co., FMA. KING confirmed the identity of the victim as SPC Peggy
M. STANELY, 418-40-3911, a member of his unit.
READY THE BODY FOR RELEASE:
Check under the victim (and around and under the bed, if victim is
in bed) for visible and trace evidence. Check again for signs of
Secure paper bags over the victim's hands and feet.
Wrap the victim in bed linen and place in a clean body bag.
Release the victim to the ambulance driver.
Record the full ID of the investigator accompanying the body to the
morgue and any special instructions given to him.
Take photo of surface where body was lying and enter data on
sketches and notes.
If new evidence is found, describe, photograph, sketch, triangulate
if need be, and collect each item.
Prior to releasing the body, the investigator should have noted the
(1) Arrangements for the driver and ambulance (full ID of driver
and ambulance identification).
(2) Identification of the victim confirmed by the commander of
other responsible individual in the unit.
(3) Called your office and requested a special agent respond to
the scene to accompany the body to the morgue.
(4) Called the appropriate office for an employee with the proper
equipment respond to the scene if it is necessary to damage,
partially destroy, or other wise decrease the effectiveness of
an article or the scene in order to collect important
(a) Coordinated this action with the appropriate commander or
other responsible person at the crime scene.
(b) Checked this type evidence for additional and/or trace
evidence and protected it to preclude any possible cross-