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  1. Trace evidence

    Trace evidence is created when objects contact. Material is often transferred by heat induced by contact friction. The importance of trace evidence in criminal investigations was shown by Dr. Edmond Locard in the early 20th Century. Since then, forensic scientists use trace evidence to reconstruct crimes, and to describe the people, places and things involved in them. Studies of homicides published in the forensic science literature show how trace evidence is used to solve crimes. Trace evidence is important in accident investigation, where movement of one part against another will often leave a tell-tale mark. Such analysis is of great use in forensic engineering.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trace evidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trace evidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of trace evidence in a Sentence

  1. Hubert Santos:

    It's common sense. A 1975 murder, a 1999 arrest. No physical evidence, no witnesses, no DNA, no trace evidence, you have to scratch your head, I would submit, and look at it in a very skeptical manner.

  2. The Moscow Investigative Committee:

    Eyewitness are being questioned, CCTV footage is already being analyzed. Evidence has been collected. A number of tests were carried out -- among them are ballistic, medical examination and trace evidence.

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