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  • n. The location of a crime; especially one at which forensic evidence is collected in a controlled manner


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  • The crime scene photos were of little use; they simply displayed a woman handsomely dressed, petite, lithe, lying facedown on the bricks in a sleepy, relaxed, yet dignified position: her knees were together, and nothing untoward could be glimpsed and police photographers were notoriously inclined to denude the body of any vestige of dignity by going for the looker-upper to panty.

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  • Shaken residents converged on the crime scene and described the pharmacy as a mom-and-pop shop where employees knew patrons by name.

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  • The boundaries of Red River Road were marked and recorded, in case any widening might occur in the future to alter the territory, and GPS equipment was used to take a satellite reading of the crime scene location.

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  • Both the crime scene and his mental deterioration are the products of a psychobiological manipulation.

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  • Alderney Street has been closed and a crime scene established after police located a number of bullet casings.

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  • A mobile crime scene unit from the state police barracks at Houlton stood behind the reporter, and members of CID III, the Criminal Investigation Division of the state police with responsibility for Aroostook, mingled with state troopers and sheriff's deputies in the background.

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  • Following the initial examination the sandbag levees were strengthened, while a command post, including the mobile crime scene unit, was established in a turnaround by the side of the Red River Road, with a strict sign-in policy in place to ensure that no further contamination of the area occurred.

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  • By the next morning the fingerprints lifted from the beer can thrown out of the automobile window at the crime scene gave us the name of Tee Bobby Hulin, a twenty-five-year-old black hustler and full-time smart-ass whose diminutive size saved him on many occasions from being bodily torn apart.

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  • Holohan made seventy-two statements about the crime scene and forty-two about the murderer, all of which were true or unverifiable.

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  • I turned on CNN while I drank my morning coffee, the complimentary newspaper folded open to the page that featured an old picture of Tabitha, a recent shot of the Morgensterns, and a picture of me taken when I was at a crime scene about two years ago.

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