The following reports on additional analysis findings in the Missy Hammond investigation were received from the State Crime Lab on March 20, 2001.

Chemistry

MISSISSIPPI CRIME LABORATORY

DATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED:
03/14/2001

Andrew Needham, FTEE
Jackson Laboratory
Jackson, MS 39205
601-987-XXXX (FAX 601-987-XXXX)

Analysis: Chemistry

 

REPORT OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Case Description:
 Missy Hammond homicide

Case #
 000524-27A-2001

Investigative Agency:
 Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department

Investigating Officer(s):
 Det. S. Murphy, Det. T. Armstrong

Clothing items taken into evidence from the R. Hammond and Kirby residences were analyzed to determine the presence of blood (Kastle-Meyer test/Phenolphthalein)

Evidence # & DescriptionLocationFindings
000524-40: One (1) men's dress shirt, white, size M R. Hammond master bedroom positive for blood; subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood; inconsistent with the victim
000524-41: One (1) pair ladies' trousers, gray, size S R. Hammond master bedroom positive for blood; subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood; inconsistent with the victim
000524-42: One (1) pair men's trousers, khaki, size 31W R. Hammond laundry room negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-43: One (1) pair men's trousers, gray, size 31W R. Hammond laundry room negative for blood; subsequently identified as wine (consistent with Evidence #000524-35: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)
000524-44: One (1) turtleneck shirt, blue, size M R. Hammond laundry room negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-45: One (1) sweatshirt-type jacket, hooded, black, size XL R. Hammond laundry room negative for blood; subsequently identified as wine (consistent with Evidence #000524-35: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)
000524-49: One (1) t-shirt, white, size M R. Hammond garage negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-50: One (1) sweatshirt, hooded, blue, with Ole Miss logo, size XL R. Hammond vehicle - Cadillac negative for blood; subsequently identified as tomato juice
000524-51: One (1) pair men's trousers, khaki, size 33W, with reddish stains Kirby master bedroom negative for blood; subsequently identified as cranberry juice
000524-52: One (1) pair men's trousers, brown, size 33W Kirby master bedroom negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-53: One (1) ladies' dress shirt, white, size M, with reddish stains Kirby master bedroom negative for blood; subsequently identified as ballpoint pen ink
000524-54: One (1) pair ladies' trousers, green, size M Kirby laundry area negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-55: One (1) pair ladies' trousers, khaki, size M, with reddish stains Kirby laundry area negative for blood; subsequently identified as inkjet printer ink
000524-56: One (1) pair men's trousers, gray, size 33W Kirby laundry area negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-57: One (1) men's dress shirt, white, size 15 long, with reddish stains Kirby laundry area negative for blood; subsequently identified as felt tip pen ink
000524-58 One (1) sweatshirt, white, with Mississippi State University logo, size XL Kirby laundry area negative for blood; subsequently identified as tomato juice
000524-59: One (1) ladies' dress shirt, blue, size M Kirby laundry area negative for blood; subsequently identified as wine (inconsistent with Evidence #000524-35: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)
000524-60: One (1) t-shirt, white, size L Kirby laundry area positive for blood; subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood, inconsistent with the victim
000524-61: One (1) sweatshirt-type jacket, hooded, black, size XL Kirby laundry area negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-62: One (1) turtleneck shirt, black, size L Kirby laundry area negative for blood; subsequently identified as tomato sauce
000524-63: One (1) pair ladies' trousers, gray, size M Kirby vehicle - Honda negative for blood; substance could not be identified
000524-65: One (1) men's dress shirt, blue, size L Kirby vehicle - Mustang negative for blood; subsequently identified as power steering fluid (polyalpha olefins, zinc alkyl dithiophosphate)
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