Detection of Latent Bloodstains Beneath Painted Surfaces Using Reflected Infrared Photography

  title={Detection of Latent Bloodstains Beneath Painted Surfaces Using Reflected Infrared Photography},
  author={Andrew Farrar and Glenn Porter and Adrian Renshaw},
  journal={Journal of Forensic Sciences},
Bloodstain evidence is a highly valued form of physical evidence commonly found at scenes involving violent crimes. However, painting over bloodstains will often conceal this type of evidence. There is limited research in the scientific literature that describes methods of detecting painted‐over bloodstains. This project employed a modified digital single‐lens reflex camera to investigate the effectiveness of infrared (IR) photography in detecting latent bloodstain evidence beneath a layer or… 

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