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Honors Forensics: NCVPS Case Study Analysis Title of Case: John Orner murder Description/Summary of Events of Crime: John Orner was a cab driver when one night one of the assumed customers robbed Orner at gunpoint with a .32 caliber revolver by Edward Freiburger. The gun in question was purchased from a pawn shop the day before the murder. Case went cold at first after ballistics tests came back cold. Type of Ballistics Evidence Found/Used in Investigation: when reopened in 1997, fingerprints were found on the bullet that killed mr. Orner and it matched Freiburger. Outcome of Case: at first inconclusive, then found guilty after retrial in 1997. References : Analysis Questions: 1. What other sub-disciplines of forensics might apply to this case, if any? Offer a reason for each. (Example: Forensic Botany due to the presence of pollen as evidence).
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Fingerprinting because that is how they finally matched the murderer to be Freiburger 2.
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  • Spring '18
  • miller hendrix
  • Forensic Science, caliber revolver, John Orner, Edward Freiburger, John Orner murder

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