Select two different types of bloodstain patterns discussed in this week’s readings, describe each pattern, explain what causes each pattern and what each pattern can reveal to investigators, and finally describe how to properly document bloodstain pattern evidence.
2. You are a forensic anthropologist and you are asked to examine the following skeletal remains:
A highly weathered skeleton is recovered from a remote wooded site. Only the upper torso and cranium were recovered. The clavicle is found to be unfused and the cranium features a very prominent brow bone and sharp protruding mastoid process.
What can be surmised about the victim’s identity from this information?
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