Unformatted text preview: concerning direction and distribution of bloodstains following head blows (1895)
7 Chapter 12 History of Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation Dr, Victor Balthazard published "Research on Blood Spatter" 1939 Dr. Paul Kirk submitted affidavit of his examination of bloodstain evidence and findings in State of Ohio v. Samuel Sheppard. (1955) Dr. Herbert Leon McDonell conducted his first training program for blood spatter in Jackson, Mississippi in 1973.
8 Chapter 12 Properties of Human Blood Blood is a fluid which circulates throughout body and transports oxygen, electrolytes, nourishment, hormones, vitamins and antibodies to tissues and organs Composed of red blood cells (erythrocytes) and white blood cells (leukocytes), plasma and platelets
CRC Press: Forensic Science, James and Nordby, 3rd Edition 9 Chapter 12 Properties of Human Blood Blood is held together by strong cohesive molecular properties These properties create surface tension within each drop and on external surfac...
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