Crime Scene Reconstruction Case Study

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The case of Gareth Williams, an MI6 (British Secret Intelligence Service) agent specialized in decoding, was found decomposed and unclothed inside a sports bag in his bath, over a week of his death.
Following over a year of investigating a potential DNA profile, the LGC realized that the profile was a contaminant and belonged to one of its forensic scientists, subsequently apologizing to the agent’s family for the typographical error (Anon, 2012).
It was crucial to determine whether he was dead or alive when he was locked in the bag and if he could have padlocked himself in. Experts evidence exposed that it was highly improbable for him to have locked himself in the bag from the inside (Anon, 2012). However, Webb (2015) reported that a specialist
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Williams’s representative (Anon, 2012), it was plausible that suspects broke into the flat through skylight windows as several of the items left by the forensic team was moved (Stanton, 2015). This could have been done to conduct their own investigation or to cover up what truly happened.
The investigation terminated with a probable false allegation that he locked himself in the bag either as a form of autoerotic asphyxiation or suicide.

Crime Scene Reconstruction (CSR) Case Studies Proving Murder
Case 1
A man shot his father using a pistol. The bullet grazed the left forearm and the entry wound was on the left side of the abdomen; there was no exit wound as the bullet was obstructed by the right pelvic bone. The man claimed that the shot was accidental and due to falling when his father pushed him. A three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction was necessary to identify whether the case was intentional or not.
CSR of Case 1
The GOM system was utilised to photogram and create fringe projections of the deceased external findings. Photogrammetry is accomplished by taking photographs from varying angles; this will allow measuring distances in the created 3D model. Figure

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