A suspect’s vehicle was located in a farm’s corn field vehicle 6 miles from the scene of a murder. A grid search was conducted by numerous members of the New York State Police and a suspect was located hiding in the field. Soil is found adhering to the suspect’s work boots. Describe in detail the proper collection of this footwear evidence. Your answers should include proper evidence packaging methodology and how the preservation of this soil evidence would handled. A thorough comparison of the soil on the boot to soil at the crime scene will be required for trial.
chapters 10,11 and 14