Presentation on theme: "By Nicole Krylowski & Wendi Punchak. Factual Evidence Fingerprints Wine Glasses – three wine glasses, two with separate finger prints, one wiped clean."— Presentation transcript:
Factual Evidence Fingerprints Wine Glasses – three wine glasses, two with separate finger prints, one wiped clean Wine Bottle - bottle was wiped clean except for a latent print lifted the paper label by the Crime lab. No matches but suspects will be brought in for fingerprinting DNA Saliva discovered on one wine glass that did not match the DNA of either Vanessa or Jeremy
Factual Evidence Cont. Trace Evidence Vanessa - small amounts of down feathers were discovered in her nostrils. Covered in a leaf from a tree native to Virginia. Animal hair also found clinging to her couch Footprints – two set of mud-covered footprints leading up to Vanessa’s apartment, dirt originating from dense, damp forest that surrounds a popular vacation spot, Lake Newark. Boots prints taken from all suspects Jacket - suspects jacket discovered with residue created from a fired weapon
Motive for Murders Vanessa Martin Mare Sue William – hated and bad-mouthed Vanessa, stole her boyfriend. Both fought for assistant manager position at Maul-Mart Ben Boggs – dated Vanessa and was angry that she wouldn’t leave her boyfriend (Jeremy) for him Mildred Smith – Vanessa was a noisy neighbor Lindsey Parker – competed for assistant manager’s position against Vanessa at Maul-Mart David Thomas – competed for assistant manager’s position against Vanessa at Maul-Mart
Motive for Murders Cont. Jeremy Hayes Marie Sue William – said Jeremy was sweet Ben Boggs – Jeremy was the one who was dating Vanessa, and whom Vanessa wouldn’t leave to be with Boggs. The reason Boggs stopped seeing Vanessa Mildred Smith – Jeremy brought in her garbage cans on a regular basis. Said he was a very nice man Lindsey Parker – no known motive David Thomas – no known motive
Method of Murders Vanessa Martin Prior to the murder, she was impaired through the use of a poisonous mushroom or plant source that made her weak and unable to fight in self defense This was the toxic substance found in her stomach contents The victim was then asphyxiated(suffocated) through the use of a feather pillow This supports the evidence of down feathers that were found in her nostrils
Method of Murders Cont. Jeremy Hayes Impaired through use of mushroom based poison. Shot in torso area twice. Boggs seen early at Store behind the gun counter. Two Muddy foot prints found in the house reveal that the murderers must have been in the forest.
Murderer(s) Uncovered! We believe that the murders are co-perpetrators : Mary Sue, and Ben Boggs. We have made this decision based on all information gathered and written in the chart that we completed. Mary Sue and Ben Boggs had motive and desire to kill Vanessa and Jeremy. Both perpetrators were know to have been outdoors ( muddy footprints) Ben Boggs known to be behind gun counter (shot Jeremy) Mary Sue worked with groceries ( mushrooms/plants in dinner food) Animal hair found in apartment (Mary Sue’s dog)