March 29, 1972: USACIL Consolidated Report
Paragraph 1: Examination of Exhibits A thru C, I, K, M, N, and X did not reveal any comparable latent prints.
EXAMINER'S NOTE: Regarding the red stain on the edge of the Esquire magazine, Exhibit L, attention is directed to paragraph 22 of the chemistry annex of this report in which it is reported that the red stain is in fact blood and is of the International Blood Group Type A or AB.
During the crime scene process, this magazine was found in one of the two stacks which contained books, magazines, and a cardboard box which was under the edge of the coffee table located in the living room in front of the sofa.
The bloodstain appeared to have been made by a person's finger due to its shape. However, it cannot be positively stated that it was made by a person's finger since definite ridge pattern formation was precluded by the separations of the individual pages.
Webmaster note: The reference to paragraph 22 in the Examiner's note is a typographical error. The correct paragraph number is 21 .