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 #

Description

Location

000524-43

One (1) men's dress shirt, white, size M

R. Hammond master bedroom

Results: positive for blood, subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood, inconsistent with the victim

000524-44

One (1) pair ladies' trousers, gray, size S

R. Hammond master bedroom

Results: positive for blood, subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood, inconsistent with the victim

000524-45

One (1) pair men's trousers, khaki, size 31W

R. Hammond laundry room

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-46

One (1) pair men's trousers, gray, size 31W

R. Hammond laundry room

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as wine (consistent with Evidence #000524-38: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)

000524-47

One (1) turtleneck shirt, blue, size M

R. Hammond laundry room

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-48

One (1) sweatshirt-type jacket, hooded, black, size XL

R. Hammond laundry room

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as wine (consistent with Evidence #000524-38: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)

000524-52

One (1) t-shirt, white, size M

R. Hammond garage

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-53

One (1) sweatshirt, hooded, blue, with Ole Miss logo, size XL

R. Hammond vehicle - Cadillac

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as tomato juice

000524-56

One (1) pair ladies' trousers, khaki, size M

Kirby master bedroom

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as cranberry juice

000524-57

One (1) pair men's trousers, brown, size 33W

Kirby master bedroom

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-58

One (1) men's dress shirt, white, size 15 long

Kirby master bedroom

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as ballpoint pen ink

000524-59

One (1) pair ladies' trousers, green, size M

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-60

One (1) pair men's trousers, khaki, size 33W

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as inkjet printer ink

000524-61

One (1) pair men's trousers, gray, size 33W

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-62

One (1) men's dress shirt, white, size M

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as felt tip pen ink

000524-63

One (1) sweatshirt, white, with Mississippi State University logo, size XL

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as tomato juice

000524-64

One (1) ladies' dress shirt, blue, size M

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as wine (inconsistent with Evidence #000524-38: One (1) liter bottle Copperridge merlot wine)

000524-65

One (1) t-shirt, white, size L

Kirby laundry area

Results: positive for blood, subsequent precipitin test using electrophoresis was positive for human blood, inconsistent with the victim

000524-66

One (1) sweatshirt-type jacket, hooded, black, size XL

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-67

One (1) turtleneck shirt, black, size L

Kirby laundry area

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as tomato sauce

000524-69

One (1) pair ladies' trousers, gray, size M

Kirby vehicle - Honda

Results: negative for blood, substance could not be identified

000524-71

One (1) men's dress shirt, blue, size L

Kirby vehicle - Mustang

Results: negative for blood, subsequently identified as power steering fluid (polyalpha olefins, zinc alkyl dithiophosphate)

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