THE JEFFREY MACDONALD CASE

For researchers of the Jeffrey MacDonald case: The murders of Colette, Kimberley and Kristen MacDonald

EXHIBITS AND FINDINGS



ca. April 6, 1970
USACIL Preliminary Lab Report


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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 1 of 17

USACIL Preliminary Report, page 1 of 17

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                                           DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                                  USA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION LABORATORY
                                             FORT GORDON, GEORGIA 30905



        
   PRELIMINARY
           LABORATORY REPORT                                                               UNIT CASE NUMBER
           NUMBER   FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                                                   70-CID023-10198


           CONTRIBUTOR:          Detachment Commander, Det B, 3d MP Gp (CI)
                                         Ft Bragg, NC 28307

           SUSPECT:                 Unknown

           VICTIM:                  MacDONALD, Mrs. Collette; MacDONALD, Christine;
                                        MacDONALD, Kimberly

           OFFENSE:                Murder
           _____________________________________________________________________________
           RECEIVED                                        HOW RECEIVED                                RECEIVED BY
                   21 Feb 70                      Handcarried by MEDLIN/CHAMBERLAIN
                   25 Feb 70                      Handcarried by IVORY                   CHAMBERLAIN
                     3 Mar 70                     Handcarried by CONNOLLY                McCONNELL
           RETURNED                                         HOW RETURNED
                     6 Apr 70                                      Report [illegible] #24294
           _____________________________________________________________________________
           EVIDENCE EXAMINED

                   Exhibit A - Piece of wood 31" x 1" x 1" bearing red-brown and white
                                      stains.
                   Exhibit B-1 - Paring knife marked "Old Hickory" bearing red-brown stains.
                   Exhibit B-2 - Parking knife marked "Geneva Forge USA" bearing red-brown
                                          stains
                   Exhibit C - Ice pick bearing red-brown stains.
                   Exhibit D-1 - Red-brown stain from south radiator in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-1a - Red-brown stain from south radiator in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-2 - Red-brown stain near south radiator in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-2a - Control area near south radiator in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-2R - Red-brown stain near south radiator in east bedroom.
   
                Exhibit D-4 - Red-brown stain from southern runner of bed in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-4a - Control area from southern runner of bed in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-5 - Portion of curtain bearing red-brown stain from south window,
                                         in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-7 - Red-brown stain from south closet door in east bedroom.
                   Exhibit D-8 - Red-brown stain from south closet door in east bedroom.






 




USACIL Preliminary Report, page 2 of 17

USACIL Preliminary Report, page 2 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                        UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                                70-CID023-10198

        Exhibit D-9 - Red-brown stain from right side of light switch in east
                      bedroom.
        Exhibit D-9a - Control area from right side of light switch in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-10 - Red-brown stain from bottom south edge of west door jam in
                       east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-10a - Red-brown stain from bottom south edge of west door jam
                       in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-11 - Red-brown stain from south-west corner of dresser in east
                       bedroom.
        Exhibit D-12 - Portion of lampshade bearing red-brown stain on dresser
                       in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-13 - Red-brown stain from knife on floor of east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-14 - Red-brown stain from front of dresser in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-14a - Red-brown stain from front of dresser in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-15 - Portion of curtain bearing red-brown stains from east
                       window of east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-17 - Red-brown stain from east radiator of east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-18 - Red-brown stain from east wall over northeast corner of
                       headboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-18a - Red-brown stain from east wall over northeast corner of
                       headboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-19 - Sheet bearing red-brown stains from bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-20 - Pillow case bearing red-brown stains from bed in east bed-
                       room.
        Exhibit D-23 - Three wooden splinters bearing red-brown stains and other
                       debris from floor near body outline of east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-25 - Red liquid on rug mat under rug in area of body outline in
                       east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-26 - Red-brown stain on ceiling near light in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-27 - Red-brown stain on ceiling near light in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-27R - Red-brown stain on ceiling near light in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-28 - Red-brown stain on ceiling near light in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-29 - Red-brown stain from footboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-29a - Control area from footboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-29b - Red-brown stain from footboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-29c - Red-brown stain from footboard of bed in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-30 - Red-brown stain marked "PIG" on headboard in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-30a - Control area marked "PIG" on headboard in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-30b - Red-brown stain marked "PIG" on headboard in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-31 - Pink tissue bearing red-brown stains at entrance to hall
                       bathroom.
        Exhibit D-33 - Red-brown stain from eyeglasses found on floor of living-
                       room.
        Exhibit D-34 - "Midnight Sun" shampoo box bearing red-brown stains from
                       east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-35 - White plastic hairbrush bearing red-brown stains near body
                       outline in east bedroom.
        Exhibit D-36 - Red-brown stain from step ladder in hall bathroom.

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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 3 of 17

USACIL Preliminary Report, page 3 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                   UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                           70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-37 - Red-brown stain from stool in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-38 - Control area from stool in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-39 - Control area from step ladder in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-40 - Wicker material bearing red-brown stain from stool in
                            hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-41 - Red-brown stain from left side of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-42 - Control area from left side of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-43 - Red-brown stains from front and right side of sink in
                            hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-44 - Red-brown stains from front and right side of sink in
                            hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-45 - Red-brown stain from right side of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-46 - Red-brown stain from right side of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-47 - Control area from right side of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-48 - Red-brown stains from faucets of sink in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-49 - Pink tissue bearing red-brown stains from sink in hall
                            bathroom.
             Exhibit D-51 - Red-brown stains from above left side of sink on wall in
                            hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-52 - Red-brown stain from wall close to lower right corner of
                            mirror in hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-53 - Red-brown stain on south wall by light switch in hall
                            bathroom.
             Exhibit D-54 - Red-brown stain on south top edge of bathtub in hall
                            bathroom.
             Exhibit D-55 - Cloth toilet seat cover bearing red-brown stain from hall
                            bathroom.
             Exhibit D-56 - Red-brown stain from east side of door jam of hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-57 - Control area from east side of door jam of hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-58 - Red-brown stain on east door jam of hall bathroom.
             Exhibit D-59 - Red-brown stain on wall close to hall bathroom entrance.
             Exhibit D-61 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-62 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-63 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall close to east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-64 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall and east bedroom door
                            jam.
             Exhibit D-65 - Red-brown stain on south door jam of east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-66 - Red-brown stain on south door jam of east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-67 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-68 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-69 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-70 - Red-brown stain on baseboard of south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-71 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-72 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-73 - Red-brown stain on baseboard and south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-74 - Red-brown stain on inside of west door jam of south
                            bedroom.

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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 4 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                     UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                             70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-75 - Red-brown stain on outside of west door jam of south
                            bedroom.
             Exhibit D-76 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-77 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-78 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-79 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-80 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-81 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-82 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-83 - Red-brown stain from south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-84 - Red-brown stain from north wall of hall.
             Exhibit D-85 - Red-brown stain from high on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-88 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall.
             Exhibit D-89 - Red-brown stain on south hall wall and baseboard.
             Exhibit D-90 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-92 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-93 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-94 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-95 - Red-brown stain on north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-98 - Red-brown stain from baseboard of north hall wall.
             Exhibit D-104 - Red-brown stain from west door jam to north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-106 - Red-brown stain from hall baseboard at entrance to
                             bathroom.
             Exhibit D-107 - Red-brown stain from hall baseboard at entrance to
                             bathroom.
             Exhibit D-108 - Red-brown staon from hall baseboard at entrance to
                             bathroom.
             Exhibit D-109 - Red-brown stain from hall baseboard at entrance to
                             bathroom.
             Exhibit D-110 - Red-brown stain from hall baseboard at entrance to
                             bathroom.
             Exhibit D-111 - Red-brown stain from east wall at living room.
             Exhibit D-112 - Red-brown stain from east wall at living room.
             Exhibit D-113 - Red-brown stain from east wall at living room.
             Exhibit D-114 - Red-brown stains from edge of south closet door on east
                             hall wall.
             Exhibit D-118 - Wooden splinter bearing red-brown stain and debris off of
                             north pillow from bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-121 - North pillow and cover bearing red-brown stains from bed
                             in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-122 - South pillow and cover bearing red-brown stains from bed
                             in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-123 - Purple bed cover bearing red-brown stains from bed in
                             south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-124 - Quilt bearing red-brown stains from bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-125 - Purple blanket bearing red-brown stains from bed in south
                             bedroom.

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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 5 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                    UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                            70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-126 - Top sheet bearing red-brown stains from bed in south
                             bedroom.
             Exhibit D-127 - Bottom sheet bearing red-brown stains from bed in south
                             bedroom.
             Exhibit D-128 - Portion of collar bearing red-brown stains from bed in
                             south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-129 - Bed mat bearing red-brown stains from bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-130 - Red-brown stain on headboard of bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-132 - Red-brown stain on west wall of south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-133 - Red-brown stain on west wall of south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-134 - Red-brown stain on north wall of south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-135 - Red-brown stain on north wall of south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-137 - Red-brown stain on north wall of south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-138 - Red-brown stain on west picture of clown on north wall of
                             south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-139 - Cloth doll bearing red-brown stain from south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-140 - Red-brown stain on west wall above north closet door at
                             east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-141 - Red-brown stains on south closet door of east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-142 - Portion of mattress, southeast corner, bearing red-brown
                             stains from bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-143 - Portion of mattress, middle end of bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit D-144 - Portion of hall floor at west entrance bearing red-brown
                             stains.
             Exhibit D-145 - Portion of hall floor bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-146 - Portion of hall floor near south bedroom bearing red-brown
                             stains.
             Exhibit D-147 - Portion of hall floor near south bedroom bearing red-brown
                             stains.
             Exhibit D-148 - Portion of hall floor near south bedroom bearing red-brown
                             stains.
             Exhibit D-149 - Portion of hall floor near south bedroom bearing red-brown
                             stains.
             Exhibit D-150 - Portion of hall floor between bathroom and south bedroom
                             bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-151 - Portion of hall floor between bathroom and south bedroom
                             bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-152 - Portion of hall floor in front of bathroom bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-153 - Portion of hall floor in front of bathroom bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-154 - Portion of hall floor in front of bathroom bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-155 - Portion of hall floor between east bedroom and bathroom
                             bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-156 - Portion of hall floor near entrance to east bedroom bearing
                             red-brown stains.

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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 6 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                     UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                             70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-157 - Portion of hall floor near entrance to east bedroom
                             bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-158 - Portion of hall floor near entrance to east bedroom
                             bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-159 - Upholstry from green chair in east bedroom bearing
                             red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-161 - Portion of floor bearing red-brown stains from under
                             living room window.
             Exhibit D-163 - Portion of floor at entrance to kitchen bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-165 - Portion of floor at entrance to kitchen bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-207A - Portion of rug bearing red-brown stains from master
                              bedroom. (east bedroom)
             Exhibit D-207B - Portion of rug bearing red-brown stains from entrance to
                              master bedroom. (east bedroom)
             Exhibit D-207C - Portion of rug bearing red-brown stains from master
                              bedroom. (east bedroom)
             Exhibit D-208 - Clothing bearing red-brown stains from Kimberly
                             MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-209 - Clothing bearing red-brown stains from Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-210 - Blue pajama top bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-211 - Blue sheet bearing red-brown stains from floor of east
                             bedroom.
             Exhibit D-212 - Clothing bearing red-brown stains from Christine MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-214 - Bath mat bearing red-brown stains from body of Collette
                             MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-215 - Portion of north bedroom floor bearing red-brown stains
                             (footprint) marked Q thru Z.
             Exhibit D-216 - Portion of north bedroom floor bearing red-brown stains
                             (footprint) marked 9 thru 16.
             Exhibit D-217 - Portion of hall floor bearing red-brown stains (footprint)
                             marked F thru K.
             Exhibit D-218 - Picture bearing red-brown stain from living room floor.
             Exhibit D-219 - Blue girl's coat bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-220 - Purple-brown quilt bearing red-brown stain.
             Exhibit D-221 - Terry cloth robe bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-222 - Pot holder bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-223 - Top of toilet tank bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-224 - Two bottles containing liquid from hall bathroom sink
                             trap.
             Exhibit D-225 - Poncho bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit D-227 - Green-blue-yellow throw rug bearing red-brown stains from
                             east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-228 - Pair of shoes bearing red-brown stains from east bedroom.
             Exhibit D-229 - Multicolored bed spread bearing red-brown stains from
                             east bedroom.

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USACIL Preliminary Report, page 7 of 17

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        PRELIMINARY
        LABORATORY REPORT                                     UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                             70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-230 - Pillow bearing red-brown stains from hospital.
             Exhibit D-231 - Pillow cover bearing red-brown stains from hospital.
             Exhibit D-232 - Blue material, apparently pajama pocket, bearing red-
                             brown stains.
             Exhibit D-233 - Fingernail scarpings from left hand of Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-234 - Fingernail scrapings from right hand of Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-235 - Fingernail scrapings from right hand of Kimberly MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-236 - Fingernail scrapings from left hand of Kimberly MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-237 - Fingernail scrapings from left hand of Christine MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-238 - Fingernail scrapings from right hand of Christine MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-239 - Fingernail scrapings from Captain MacDonald.
             Exhibit D-256 - Debris from Collette MacDonald's hands, including red
                             crusts.
             Exhibit D-1K - Red-brown stain from north door frame of kitchen.
             Exhibit D-2K - Red-brown stain from north door frame of kitchen.
             Exhibit D-3K - Red-brown stain from south door frame of kitchen.
             Exhibit D-4K - Red-brown stain from wall at south side of kitchen door
                            frame.
             Exhibit D-5K - Red-brown stain from upper center of refrigerator in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-6K - Red-brown stain above handle of refrigerator in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-7K - Red-brown stain by handle of refrigerator in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-8K - Red-brown stain from lower east side of refrigerator door
                            in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-9K - Red-brown stain from kitchen floor by northeast corner of
                            refrigerator.
             Exhibit D-10K - Red-brown stain from lower left sink cabinet door in
                             kitchen.
             Exhibit D-11K - Red-brown stain from sink cabinet above left middle cabinet
                             door of kitchen.
             Exhibit D-12K - Red-brown stain from upper left sink cabinet drawer in
                             kitchen.
             Exhibit D-13K - Red-brown stain from upper left sink cabinet drawer by
                             handle in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-14K - Red-brown stain from left front of utility cabinet to
                             right of kitchen sink.
             Exhibit D-15K - Red-brown stain from door of utility cabinet to the right
                             of sink and right of cabinet handle in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-16K - Red-brown stain from door of utility cabinet to right of
                             sink above handle in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-17K - Red-brown stain from door of utility cabinet to right of
                             sink above and to right of handle in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-18K - Red-brown stain from east side of clothes washer in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-19K - Red-brown stain from east side of clothes washer in kitchen.
             Exhibit D-20K - Red-brown stain from upper west corner of north kitchen
                             door.
             Exhibit D-21K - Red-brown stain from bottom center of north kitchen door.

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      PRELIMINARY
      LABORATORY REPORT                                      UNIT CASE NUMBER
      NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                              70-CID023-10198

           Exhibit D-22K - Red-brown stain on kitchen floor, 1'4" northeast of
                           northwest corner of refrigerator.
           Exhibit D-23K - Red-brown stain on kitchen floor, 8' southwest of north
                           corner of kitchen.
           Exhibit D-24K - Red-brown stain on kitchen floor, 3'4" northeast of
                           northwest corner of stove.
           Exhibit D-25K - Red-brown stains on kitchen floor, 1'9" north of northwest
                           corner of stove.
           Exhibit D-26K - Red-brown stain on kitchen floor, 2'6" north of south wall
                           and 2" east of sink cabinet.
           Exhibit D-27K - Red-brown stain on west side of clothes washer in kitchen.
           Exhibit D-28K - Red-brown stain from "Texy Liquid Soap" container by sink
                           in kitchen.
           Exhibit D-29K - Red-brown stain from heater on east wall of kitchen.
           Exhibit D-30K - Control area from south wall of kitchen.
           Exhibit D-31K - Control area from sink cabinet in kitchen.
           Exhibit D-32K - Control area from kitchen floor, south of north door.
           Exhibit D-33K (1 & 2) - 2 rubber gloves bearing red-brown stains from kitchen.
           Exhibit D-34K (1-3) - 3 cloth gloves bearing red-brown stains from kitchen.
           Exhibit D-36NB - Green yarn bearing red-brown stains from rug in north
                            bedroom.
           Exhibit D-37NB - Green throw rug bearing red-brown stains from north
                            bedroom.
           Exhibit D-40NB - Plastic Santa Claus bearing red-brown stains from north
                            bedroom.
           Exhibit D-41NB - Blue doll bearing red-brown stains from north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-42NB - Doll shirt bearing red-brown stains from north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-43NB - Stuffed dog bearing red-brown stains from north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-48NB - Red-brown stains from floor near east side of bed from
                            north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-49NB - Red-brown stains from floor near east side of bed from
                            north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-50NB - Red-brown stains from floor near east side of bed from
                            north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-53NB - Plastic baby bottle bearing red-brown stains from north
                            bedroom.
           Exhibit D-56NB - Green bedspread bearing red-brown stains on bed from
                            north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-58NB - Pink blanket from bed in north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-60NB - Top sheet bearing red-brown stains from bed of north
                            bedroom.
           Exhibit D-62NB - Pillow with cover bearing red-brown stains from bed of
                            north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-64NB - Bottom sheet of bed bearing red-brown stains from bed
                            of north bedroom.
           Exhibit D-65NB - Red-brown stain from plastic sheet on upper mattress
                            in north bedroom.

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         PRELIMINARY
         LABORATORY REPORT                                     UNIT CASE NUMBER
        NUMBER  FA-D-P-C-FP-82-70                              70-CID023-10198

             Exhibit D-66NB - Plastic sheet bearing red-brown stains from upper mattress
                              in north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-67NB - Portion of plastic sheet bearing red-brown stains on
                              lower mattress in north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-68NB - Red-brown stains from plastic sheet on lower mattress in
                              north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-69NB - Red-brown stain from west wall of north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-70NB - Red-brown stain from west wall of north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-71NB - Red-brown stain from west wall of north bedroom.
             Exhibit D-72NB - Portion of curtain bearing red-brown stain from window
                              in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-1 - Debris from rug in front of sofa in living room.
             Exhibit E-2 - Debris from rug at front, near end of sofa in living room.
             Exhibit E-3 - Debris from mouth area of Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-4 - Debris from right hand of Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-5 - Debris from left hand of Collette MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-6 - Debris from fracture site of right forearm of Collette
                           MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-7 - Hair like substance from cage over armchair in east
                           bedroom.
             Exhibit E-8 - Hairbrush containing hairs from dresser in east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-9 - Hair samples from clothing in north bedroom closet.
             Exhibit E-10 - Hair samples from dress on chair in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-11 - Hair samples from yellow coat in closet of south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-12 - Hair samples from pillow in south bedroom closet.
             Exhibit E-13 - Hair samples from blue coat on hook in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-14 - Debris from anterior pelvic region of Christine MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-15 - Hair samples from blue dress on hook in north bedroom
                            closet.
             Exhibit E-16 - Fibres from underside of throw rug in east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-19a - Debris from sheet on bed in east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-20a - Debris from pillow case on bed in east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-22 - Hairs under pillow on bed in east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-24 - Debris from inside body outline of Collette MacDonald in
                            east bedroom.
             Exhibit E-32 - Debris from hallway near stairs.
             Exhibit E-50 - Hair and debris from hall bathroom sink.
             Exhibit E-116 - Debris from pulled back bedding of bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-117 - Debris from south pillow on bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-119 - Debris from bottom sheet of bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-120 - Debris from under pillow in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-124 - Debris from quilt from bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-129 - Debris from mattress cover on bed in south bedroom.
             Exhibit E-203 - Paint removed from sidewalk behind MacDonald house.
             Exhibit E-205 - Fibres removed from Exhibit A.
             Exhibit E-206 - Hairs and fibres from inside plastic bag containing
                             Exhibit A.

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             Exhibit E-210 - Hair removed from pajama top of Captain MacDonald.
             Exhibit E-211 - Debris from sheet on floor of east bedroom.
             Exhibit E51MBR - Different colored yarns from east bedroom.
             Exhibit E52NB - Hairs and fibres from bedspread on bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-56NB - Debris from bedspread on bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-57NB - Debris from pink blanket on bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-59NB - Debris from top sheet of bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-61NB - Debris from pillow on bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit E-63NB - Debris from bottom sheet on bed in north bedroom.
             Exhibit F-1 - Urine sample from Captain MacDonald
             Exhibit F-2 - Blood sample from Captain MacDonald.
             Exhibit F-60 - Yellow matter from north hall wall.
             Exhibit F-115 - White spots on rug in south bedroom.
             Exhibit F-257 - Vaginal scrapings from Colette MacDonald.
             Exhibit G-131 - Portion of upholstery bearing wax from chair in south
                             bedroom.
             Exhibit G-201 - Wax from coffee table in living room.
              Exhibit H - Powder  Deleted by change [illegible]
             Exhibit I-3 - Suspected portion of surgical glove bearing red-brown stains
                           from bed in east bedroom.
             Exhibit I-21 - Suspected portion of surgical glove bearing red-brown stains
                            from bedding on floor in east bedroom.
             Exhibit I-213 - Suspected portion of surgical glove bearing red-brown
                             stains from east bedroom.
             Exhibit I-226 - Suspected portion of surgical glove bearing red-brown stains
                             from Collette MacDonald's body.
             Exhibit J - Jewelry box, empty, multi-colored, bearing red-brown stains.
             Exhibit K - Kleenex box, partially filled, "19¢" stamped on end, pink.
             Exhibit L - "Esquire" magazine, dated March 1970, bearing red stain on edge.
             Exhibit M - Cardboard box, empty, entitled:  WONDERS OF ANIMAL KINGDOM.
             Exhibit N - Whie rubber latent lift of latent prints on edge of screen
                         door, NE entrance.
             Exhibit O - Cup, soup, brown with white design.
             Exhibit P - Drinking glass, small w/stem.
             Exhibit Q - Driking glass, balloon type.
             Exhibit R-1 - Drinking glass, 8 oz.
             Exhibit R-2 - Drinking glass, 8 oz.
             Exhibit S-1 - Saucer, coffee cup type.
             Exhibit S-2 - Saucer, coffee cup type.
             Exhibit T - Plate.
             Exhibit U - Photographs of latent fingerprints, marked for identification
                         by the examiner.
             Exhibit V - Record finger, palm, and foot prints of varions persons.
             Exhibit W-1 - Photographs of lettering: PIG on headboard.
             Exhibit W-2 - Notebook, blue, containing handwriting and handprinting,
                           J. MacDonald.

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             Exhibit W-3 - Notebook, yellow, containing handwriting and handprinting,
                           C. MacDonald.
             Exhibit W-4 - DA Form 2694, pertaining to Jeffrey R. MacDonald, dtd
                           9-18-68.
             Exhibit W-5 - Headboard, blond wood, bearing handprinting in suspected
                           blood.
             Exhibit X - Tag, orange paper, over-printed: GLOVES.





        1.  Examination and comparison of the questioned handprinting appearing on
        Exhibit W-5 with the exemplars, Exhibits W-2 thru W-4 resulted in the following
        conclusions:

             a.  The questioned handprinting appearing on Exhibit W-5 was very probably
        executed by a right-handed person utilizing the index and middle fingers of
        the right hand.

             b.  The writers of the exemplars, Exhibits W-2 thru W-4 could neither be
        eliminated nor identified as having executed the questioned handprinting
        appearing on Exhibit W-5.


                                                        /s/
                                                        KENNETH WILLIAM UPHAM
                                                        CW2, USA, 021-28-3935
                                                        Apprentice Document Examiner


                                                        /s/
                                                        JAMES PATRICK RYAN
                                                        CW4, USA, 184-16-8749
                                                        Chief Document Division

        2.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-2, D-2R, D-5,
        D-7, D-15, D-17, D-18, D-18a, D-19, I-21, D-23, D-27, D-27R, D-28, D-30,
        D-51, D-136, D-141, D-147, D-159, D-209, D-231, D-232, D-698NB, D-70NB,
        D-207A, D-207C, and D-232 revealed the presence of human blood of the
        International Blood Group Type A.

        3.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-10, D-36, D-40, D-43,
        D-45, D-114, D-156, D-25K, and D-26K revealed the presence of human blood of
        the International Blood Group Type B.

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        4.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-212, D-43NB, D-48NB,
        D-49NB, D-50NB, D-55NB, D-62NB, D-65NB, and D-68NB revealed the presence of
        human blood of the International Blood Group Type O.

        5.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-61, D-123, D-126,
        D-129, D-128, D-134, D-145, D-157, D-163, D-208, D-207B, and D-220 revealed
        the presence of human blood of the International Blood Group Type AB.

        6.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibi D-210 revealed the presence
        of human blood of the International Blood Group Types A, B, and AB.

        7.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits A, D-56NB, D-66NB, D-165,
        D-211, and D-214 revealed the presence of human blood of the International Blood
        Group Types A and AB on each Exhibit.

        8.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibit D-58NB revealed the pres-
        ence of human blood of the International Blood Group Types O, A, and AB.

        9.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibit D-64NB revealed the presence
        of human blood of the International Blood Group Types A and O.

        10.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits I-3, D-4, D-13, D-20, D-26,
        D-29, D-74, D-130, D-132, D-137, D-140, D-151, D-152, D-158, D-256, D-71NB and
        D-72NB revealed the presence of human blood.  Further examinations indicated
        same to be of the International Blood Group Type A or Type O.

        11,  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-144 and D-153 revealed
        the presence of human blood.  Further examinations indicated same to be of
        the International Blood Group Type B or O.

        12.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-108, D-238, D-53NB,
        E-57NB, and D-63NB revealed the presence of human blood.  Further examinations
        indicated same to be of the International Blood Group Type O.

        13.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibit D-146 revealed the pres-
        ence of human blood.  Further examinations indicated same to be of the Inter-
        national Blood Group Type AB.

        14.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-8, D-31, D-49, I-226,
        and L revealed the presence of human blood.  Further examinations indicated
        same to be of the International Blood Group Type A or AB.

        15.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibit D-121 revealed the presence
        of human blood of the International Blood Group Type AB.  Further examinations
        of other human blood stains indicated the International Blood Group Type O.
        Further examinations of other human blood stains indicated the presence of a
        mixture of the International Blood Group Types AB and A.

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        16.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-44, D-46, and D-122
        revealed the presence of human blood.  Further examinations indicated same
        to be of the International Blood Group Type AB or B.

        17.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibit D-228 revealed the pres-
        ence of human blood of the International Blood Group Type AB.  Further exam-
        inations of other human blood stains indicated the International Blood Group
        Type A.

        18.  Further blood typing examinations of the Exhibits cited in paragraphs
        10 thru 17 were precluded due either to the paucity of the stain or the con-
        tamination of the stain.

        19.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-14, D-34, D-35, D-56,
        D-58, D-59, D-64, D-72, D-73, D-95, D-104, D-106, D-107, D-109, D-118,
        D-148, D-149, D-150, D-154, D-155, D-161, D-19K, D-21K, D-23K, D-24K, D-33K(2),
        and D-34K(3) revealed the presence of human blood.  Blood typing examinations
        were precluded due either to the paucity of the stain or the contamination of
        the stain.

        20.  Examinations of the red-brown stains of Exhibits D-12, D-55, D-62, D-63,
        D-66, D-67, D-69, D-71, D-221, D-222, D-223, D-224, D-230, D-233, D-234, D-235,
        D-236, D-237, D-239, D-5K, D-22K, D-27K, D-29K, D-33K(1), and D-34K(1) indi-
        cated the presence of blood.  Further examinations were precluded due to the
        paucity of the stain.

        21.  Examinations of Exhibits D-52, D-53, D-57, D-70, D-75 thru D-85, D-88,
        D-89, D-90, D-92, D-93, D-94, D-98, D-110, D-111, D-112, D-113, D-124, D-125,
        D-139, D-142, D-143, D-218, D-219, D-1K, D-2K, D-3K, D-4K, D-6K thru D-18K,
        D-20K, D-28K, D-34K(2), D-40NB, and D-42NB did not reveal the prsence
        of any blood stains.

        22.  Gross macroscopic examinations of Exhibits D-48 and D-54 indicated the
        presence of blood.  No further examinations were conducted.

        23.  Examinations of Exhibit D-19 and the panties and pajama bottoms of
        Exhibit D-212 revealed the presence of urine stains.

        24.  Examinations of Exhibits D-19 and F-257 did not reveal the presence of
        any semen or semen stains.

        25.  Examinations of Exhibits F-1 and F-2 did not reveal the prsence of any
        dangerous drugs or narcotics.  Further examinations of Exhibit F-2 by the
        USAH at Fort Gordon, GA, showed same to contain 0.150 mg/ml of ethyl alcohol -
        this generally means that the subject was not under the influence of alcohol.


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        26.  Examinations of Exhibits D-23, D-123, D-221, D-229, D-237, E-3, E-6,
        E-16, E-19a, E-20a, E-24, E-32, E-52NB, E-116, D-118, E-119, and E-205
        revealed the presence of fibers identical in type, color, denier, twist,
        and all other physical characteristics to the fibers of the pajama jacket,
        Exhibit D-210.

        27.  It is the opinion of the examiner that the fibers present in the Exhibits
        of paragraph 26 could have originated from Exhibit D-210.

        28.  Examination of Exhibits D-209, D-227, D-229, E-3, E-5, E-7, E-19a, E-20a,
        E-50, E-63NB and E-210 revealed the presence of human head hairs, grossly sim-
        ilar in all physical characteristics to the head hair of Collette MacDonald.

        29.  It is the opinion of the examiner that one or more of the human head hairs
        present in the Exhibits of paragraph 28 could have originated from the head of
        Collette MacDonald.

        30.  Examination of Exhibits D-221, D-227, D-229, E-10, E-11, E-13, E-50, E-116,
        and E-120 revealed the presence of human head hairs, grossly similar in all
        physical characteristics to the head hair of Kimberly MacDonald.

        31.  It is the opinion of the examiner that one or more of the human head
        hairs present in the Exhibits of paragraph 30 could have originated from the
        head of Kimberly MacDonald.

        32.  Examination of Exhibits D-48, D-123, E-8, E-9, E-12, E-56NB, E-57NB, and
        E-61NB revealed the presence of human head hairs grossly similar in all physical
        characteristics to the head hair of Christine MacDonald.

        33.  It is the opinion of the examiner that one or more of the human head hairs
        present in the Exhibits of paragraph 32 could have originated from the head of
        Christine MacDonald.

        34.  Examination of Exhibits E-5, E-19a, D-23, E-63NB, E-116, D-118, and E-119
        revealed the presence of wood splinters identical in type, color, texture, and
        all other physical characteristics to the wood of Exhibit A.

        35.  It is the opinion of the examiner that the wood splinters present in
        the Exhibits of paragraph 34 could have originated from Exhibit A.

        36.  Examinatino of paint chips removed from Exhibit A found same to be grossly
        similar in color, texture and chemical composition to the paint of Exhibit
        E-203.

        37.  It is the opnion of the examiner that the paint of Exhibit A and the
        paint of Exhibit E-203 could have a common source of origin.


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        38.  Examination of the wax like substance of Exhibits D-123, G-131, and
        G-201 found same to be different in chemical composition to the wax from
        candles in the MacDonald home.

        39.  A supplemental report will be rendered upon completion of the remaining
        Exhibits.



        /s/                                             /s/
        JOSEPH JOHN BARBATO                             LARRY LEONARD FLINN
        SP4, MPC, 129-36-8837                           SP5, MPC, 512-44-2848
        Chemist                                         Chemist



        /s/                                             /s/
        JANICE SUPER GLISSON, DAC                       TERRY LEE LABER
        029-14-3515                                     SP4, MPC, 392-44-0960
        Chemist                                         Chemist



        /s/                                             /s/
        DILLARD ORSEN BROWNING, DAC                     CRAIG STANLEY CHAMBERLAIN
        410-14-1413                                     SP4, MPC, 570-74-7427
        Chemist                                         Chemist


        /s/
        ARTHUR BOYD CONNERS, DAC
        546-30-1595
        Chief, Chemistry Division

        40. Examination of Exhibits A thru C, I, K, M, N, and X did not reveal any
        comparable latent prints.

        41. Examination of Exhibits L1 thru L-10 revealed numerous latent prints on
        pages 99 thru 104, 109 thru 116, an advertisement page and back magazine cover.

        42. Examination of Exhibit J revealed one latent fingerprint and one latent
        palm print suitable for identification.

        43. Examination of Exhibits R-1 and R-2 revealed three latent fingerprints on
        Exhibit R-1 and one latent print on Exhibit R-2 that are suitable for identi-
        fication.


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        44.  Examination of Exhibits S-1 and S-2 revealed one latent fingerprint on
        each Exhibit that are suitable for identification.

        45.  Examination of Exhibit T revealed one latent fingerprint suitable for
        identification.

        46.  Examination of Exhibits U-1 thru U-7, photographs of latent finger and
        palm prints, revealed:

             a.  Exhibit U-1 - One latent print.

             b.  Exhibit U-2 - Three latent fingerptins and three latent palm prints.

             c.  Exhibit U-3 - Thirteen latent fingerprints and eleven latent palm
        prints.

             d.  Exhibit U-4 - Three latent fingerprints and three latent palm prints.

             e.  Exhibit U-5 - Twelve latent fingerprints and seven latent palm prints.

             f.  Exhibit U-6 - Four latent fingerprints and four latent palm prints.

             g.  Exhibit U-7 - One latent fingerprint.

        47.  Examination of Exhibit W-5, headboard and footboard, revealed one partial
        latent palm print on the footboard.

        48.  Examination of the foot impression on the floor of the north bedroom
        revealed:

             a.  That it was not made by the person whose record footprint is desig-
        nated Exhibit V-2 (Collette MacDonald).

             b.  That it was not made by the person whose record footprint is desig-
        nated Exhibit V-3

             c.  Examination continues.









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        EXAMINER'S NOTE:  Comparison of all latent prints with record prints (Exhibits
        V-1 thru V-3) continues with result to be shown in final Laboratory report.


                                                        /s/
                                                        HILYARD ORVIS MEDLIN
                                                        MSC, MPC, 239-24-0115
                                                        Fingerprint Examiner


                                                        /s/
                                                        CHARLES ARTHUR HANNAH
                                                        CW2, USA, 508-32-1929
                                                        Chief, Fingerprint Division


        /s/
        JOEL L. LESON
        Captain, MPC
        Commanding





















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