Anna Garcia Case

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A hispanic female named Anna Garcia who was 38 years of age, was found dead on the date of August 14, 2015 in Anytown, U.S.A. She was 64 inches in height and 165 pounds. The case of Anna Garcia first began on a hot, 92°F summer morning. A next door neighbor, Doug Greene, had decided to call police at 9:45 am to place his concern about Garcia because of her dog that had been barking all morning, which was highly unusual. Being that he had not seen or heard from her since the previous morning, he called her, then went over to her house to make sure nothing was wrong. Both the police and EMT arrived at 9:56 am. When questioned by police, Greene informed them that he had seen her the previous morning around 6:30 am walking her dog. He also stated that he saw her wearing a sweater, which was found odd because of the current heat wave. The front door had to be broken down in order to enter the house. Upon entering the house, they found Garcia lying face down in the entry hallway. Inside, the house was a temperature of 73°F. Immediately after Anna Garcia was …show more content…

In the Garcia case some examples would be fingerprints, footprints, hair, etc. Everything at the crime scene would be considered circumstantial evidence. Concrete evidence is evidence that is existing in fact and not merely as a possibility. This can include eyewitness testimonies. The autopsy revealed that Garcia had no evidence of post-mortem tampering or overdose. It also revealed that there was an injury to the right temple, including an open wound where pre-mortem bruising was evident. Anna’s abdomen was bloated, her ankles were swollen (signs of edema were positive), her fingernails showed signs of substantial graying (low oxygen), and her right proximal humorous showed signs of a recent healed break, as well as the distal tibia. Blunt trauma to the head, would indicate of a fall against a solid

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