The forensic officer who was involved with the collection of what is now seen as key pieces of evidence for the prosecution has revealed one of those pieces of evidence mysteriously disappeared after it was stored for the weekend at Police Headquaters after Ciara Glennon’s autopsy.
Sgt Adam McCulloch, who was in his second day of testimony, told the court a white fibre labelled AJM23 – collected during a Polilight exam on Ciara Glennon’s body – was missing.
It’s unknown, and will probably never be known the importance, if any, this fibre would have played in the trial.
During Sgt McCulloch’s evidence, it was also revealed a tampon was retrieved from Ciara.
Not a lot of detail was given in regards to this piece of evidence, but as Tim Clarke and Emily Moulton discuss, it could possibly answer some questions about what happened before Ciara’s death in what’s to come in the trial.
This evidence, and more on questions surrounding Sgt McCulloch’s exhibit labelling and the sealing of samples using proper procedure on Day 30 of the Claremont serial killings trial.
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