Homicide Worksheet

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HOMICIDE WORKSHEET
NAME OF DECEDENT:
This form is to completed in addition to the ROD form in these guidelines
THE SCENE
IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE THAT AN ATTEMPT HAS BEEN MADE TO COVER UP AN ALLEGED
HOMICIDE (FIRE , MUTILATION, ETC.)?
ARE THERE ANY SIGNS OF AN APPARENT OR OBVIOUS STRUGGLE?
THE DECEDENT
WAS DECEDENT ALLEGEDLY ARMED DURING THE INCIDENT?
WHAT IS THE DECEDENT 'S RELATIONSHIP TO THE ALLEGED ASSAILANT?
IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE OF DEFENSE WOUNDS?
IS/WAS THE DECEDENT BOUND AND/OR GAGGED (DESCRIBE THE LIGATURES AND GAG IN
DETAIL)?
WHAT DID LIGATURES &/OR GAG CONSIST OF?
IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE OF SIMILAR MATERIAL PRESENT AT THE SCENE?
WHAT IS ITS LOCATION RELATIVE TO THE DECEDENT?
IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE ON THE NECK OF MANUAL STRANGULATION? (BRUISING OR
ABRASIONS OR SCRATCH WOUNDS ABOUT THE NECK OR PETECHIAE)?
ARE ALL DEFECTS ON CLOTHING CONSISTENT WITH WOUNDS NOTED ON THE BODY?
IF BLOOD IS PRESENT ON THE CLOTHING, DESCRIBE ANY PATTERNS SUGGESTING POSITION, I.E., SITTING, STANDING, LYING, ETC.:
EVIDENCE COLLECTION
Be advised that any evidence on the body must remain with the body unless authorization from the central office is given for its collection at the scene. If authorized, the FDMI must carefully photograph the evidence on the body and describe it on an external diagram prior to its collection by the appropriate crime scene investigator.
[GUNSHOT WOUNDS] - IF APPROPRIATE, WAS PRIMER RESIDUE TAKEN (AND IF SO BY WHOM AND WHERE WAS IT SENT)?
WHAT TRACE EVIDENCE, IF ANY, WAS COLLECTED FROM THE BODY, BY WHOM, AND WHAT IS
ITS DISPOSITION?
WHAT TRACE EVIDENCE, IF ANY, WAS COLLECTED OFF OF THE CLOTHING AT THE SCENE, BY
WHOM, AND WHAT IS ITS STATUS?
DOES THE INVESTIGATING AGENCY REQUEST ANY SPECIAL EVIDENCE COLLECTION IN THIS
CASE (LIST NAME OF AGENT, AGENCY, CONTACT INFO, AND TYPE OF EVIDENCE REQUESTED
FROM THE BODY AT EXAMINATION)?
HOSPITAL DEATH
ARE CLOTHING SECURED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FDMI TO BE SENT WITH BODY FOR
AUTOPSY (LIST CLOTHING TO BE FORWARDED OR BROUGHT IN BY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO THE
CENTRAL OFFICE)?
WHAT SURGICAL PROCEDURES, IF ANY, WERE PERFORMED AND WHEN?
WAS ANY EVIDENCE RECOVERED AT SURGERY OR DURING RESUSCITATION THAT MUST BE
RECOVERED FOR AUTOPSY OR EVIDENCE PURPOSES (MISSILE, STAB WOUND SEWN OVER, ETC.)?
THE ALLEGED ASSAILANT
NAME:
(LAST)
(FIRST)
(MI)
AGE:
SEX:
RACE:
HEIGHT:
WEIGHT:
WAS SUSPECT APPREHENDED AT THE SCENE AT THE TIME OF THE ASSAULT, OR LATER AT A
DIFFERENT TIME O R LOCATION?
DESCRIBE CLOTHING WORN BY THE SUSPECT AT THE TIME OF THE ASSAULT:
DESCRIBE CLOTHING WORN BY THE SUSPECT AT THE TIME OF APPREHENSION:
ARE BLOOD PATTERNS NOTED ON THE CLOTHING OF THE SUSPECT (THOSE WORN AT THE TIME
OF APPREHENSION AND THOSE AT THE TIME OF THE ASSAULT IF APPLICABLE)?
DOES THE SUSPECT HAVE ANY OBVIOUS INJURIES?
DOES THE SUSPECT HAVE ANY PHYSICAL ABNORMALITIES?
IS THE SUSPECT RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED?
IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUG INTOXICATION?
DOES THE SUSPECT HAVE A PAST RELEVANT PSYCHIATRIC, MEDICAL, OR POLICE HISTORY?
WAS A PRIMER RESIDUE TEST DONE, AND IF SO, BY WHOM?
DRAW COMPLETE DIAGRAMS OF ALL PERTINENT INFORMATION INCLUDING THE SCENE AND THE
DECEDENT AS FOUND IN THE SCENE, AND ALL ARTICLES (ARTIFACT) FOUND IN THE SCENE:
NAME OF INVESTIGATOR
DMI#