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Wayne Williams and Probability Case Study Read the Wayne Williams case study, “The Use of Fiber Evidence” and answer the following questions. 1. 1. What made the fibers found on the victims unusual? They were coarsed and tri- lobed in cross sections. They were also yellow-green nylon fiber which is not common to have. 2. 2. What did the perpetrator do that indicated he was following news coverage of the killings? The killer was dumbed naked bodies into the Chattahoochee River. 3. 3. Why did Wayne Williams become the primary suspect? Yellow-green fibers were found in his house that were found on the victims bodies. 4. 4. What was the probability of finding a house in Atlanta with the same shade of carpet as the fiber found on the victims? The probability of finding a house in Atlanta with the same shade of carpet was 1 in 7,792. 5. 5. What was the probability of finding fibers that matched Wayne Williams’s car in Atlanta? The probability of finding fibers that matched Wayne’s car was 1 in 3,828.

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• Spring '19
• jame ferrel
• ABO blood group system, Wayne Williams, Probability Case Study

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