THE JEFFREY MACDONALD CASE

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

EXHIBITS AND FINDINGS



ca. September 20, 1971

USACIL Report
P-D-FA-C-FP-82-70-R29


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


                                                               70-CID023-10198
       LABORATORY REPORT                                       71-CID011-00015
       NUMBER  P-D-FA-C-FP-82-70-R29                          UNIT CASE NUMBER


       CONTRIBUTOR:  Commanding Officer, USACIDA, Investigations Division, Attn:
                     P. E. Kearns, PO Box 133, Federal Building, Fayetteville, NC 28302

       SUSPECT:      MacDONALD, Jeffrey R.


       VICTIM:       MacDONALD, Colette et al


       OFFENSE:      Murder


       _______________________________________________________________________
       RECEIVED   31 Aug 71           HOW RECEIVED          RECEIVED BY
                                    Handcarried by BENNETT     BROWNING


       RETURNED                       HOW RETURNED
                                    Handcarried by BENNETT (Ex A, C, CC, DD)
                  20 Sep 71         Registered Mail R# 27545  E# 27546
                                                    (Exhibits D-19, D-62NB, D-64NB, D-127,
                                                     D-233-239, D-256, E-4, E-5)
       _______________________________________________________________________
       EVIDENCE EXAMINED:
        Exhibit A   -  Piece of wood approximately 31' x 1" x 1"
        Exhibit C   -  One wood handled ice pick
        Exhibit D-19-  Sheet from bed of east bedroom
        Exhibit D-62NB-  Pillow cover from bed of north bedroom
        Exhibit D-64NB-  Sheet from bed of north bedroom
        Exhibit D-127 -  Sheet from bed of south bedroom
        Exhibits D-233 thru D-239, D-256,
         E-4, E-5     -  Fingernail scrapings from left and right hands of Colette, Kimberly
                         Kristen and Jeffrey MacDonald, debris from Colette MacDonald's
                         right and left hands
        Exhibit CC    -  One rug measuring approximately 9' x 12' from east bedroom floor
        Exhibit DD    -  Length of wood measuring approximately 72" in length, removed
                         from right side of bed in east bedroom

       1.  Physical examination of Exhibit D-62NB revealed two isolated circular stained
       areas.  Using the end of the handle of Exhibit C, impring markings were made on
       white cloth material slected from laboratory stock.  Comparison of the circular

       (Cont'd)



 




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                                                                       UNIT CASE NO.
         LABORATORY REPORT                                         70-CID023-10198
         NUMBER  P-D-FA-C-FP-82-70-R29                             71-CID011-00015



         stains on Exhibit D-62NB with those made by Exhibit C failed to reveal any
         individual characteristics that would positively identify or eliminate
         Exhibit C as the tool causing the markings on Exhibit D-62NB.

         2.  Examination of the rug and rubber pad included in Exhibit CC failed to
         reveal any punctures or cuts that could be attributed to an ice pick or
         sharp cutting instrument.

         3.  Examination of Exhibit DD did not reveal any markings or indentations
         that would indicate it had ever been in contact with Exhibit A.




                                                  /s/ Charles E. Shomber
                                                  CHARLES ELDON SHOMBER
                                                  CW2, USA, [REDACTED]
                                                  Firearms Examiner




                                                  /s/ Monty C. Lutz
                                                  MONTY CLING LUTZ
                                                  CW2, USA, [REDACTED]
                                                  Chief, Firearms Division

         4.  Examination of the yellow stains from Exhibit D-19 and D-127 revealed
         the presence of urine.

             a.  Blood typing examination of this stain from Exhibit D-19 revealed
         the presence of the blood specific factor A, indicating same to be of the
         International Blood Group Type A or Type AB with the deterioration of the
         blood specific factor B.

             b.  Blood typing examination of this stain from Exhibit D-127 revealed
         the presence of the blood specific factors A and B, indicating same to be
         of the International Blood Group Type AB.

         5.  Examination of Exhibit D-64NB revealed the presence of a mixed stain of
         urine and blood.  Blood typing examination did not reveal the presence of
         the blood specific factors A, B or H.

         6.  Examination of Exhibits D-233 through D-239, D-256, E-4 and E-5 did
         (Continued)

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         LABORATORY REPORT                                                UNIT CASE NO.
         NUMBER  P-D-FA-C-FP-82-70-R29                             70-CID023-10198
                                                                   71-CID011-00015


         not reveal the presence of any skin particles.






                                                 /s/ Janice S. Glisson
                                                 JANICE SUPER GLISSON, DAC
                                                 [REDACTED]
                                                 Chemist



                                                 /s/ A B Conners
                                                 ARTHUR BOYD CONNERS, DAC
                                                 [REDACTED]
                                                 Chief, Chemistry Division

         /s/ E A Balog
         EDWARD ANDREW BALOG
         Major, MPC
         Commanding


















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