Movie Report : ' Sabre Springs '

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On Friday February 1, 2002, in Sabre Springs, San Diego Brenda Van Dam went out with a few lady friends of hers. Damon Van Dam stayed home with the children; seven year old Danielle and her two brothers. At around 10 p.m. Damon sent the children to bed and then he also went to bed. Brenda returned home around 2 a.m. with a few friends. Her husband got up at that time to socialize with her and their guests. The friends all left around 3 a.m. At that time both Brenda and Damon went to bed without checking on the children. They assumed all the kids were in their beds asleep (Perry, 2002). The next morning around 9 a.m. they family was around the table eating breakfast. Brenda went to go wake up her daughter and that is when she…show more content…
Upon searching his R.V. they found hair, blood, and a finger print that belonged to Danielle. Later on they had discovered that Westerfield had taken two comforters, a jacket, and two pillow covers that had Danielle’s blood on them to a dry cleaners (Perry, 2002). Westerfield was arrested on February 22 for the kidnapping of Danielle. On the 27th of February Danielle’s body was discovered, decomposed and naked, under a cluster of trees near a busy road, East of San Diego. Turning the charges into a murder charge, where he was found guilty and sentenced to death (Perry, 2002). In this case there were four crime scenes all together, the Van Dam’s residence, Westerfield’s home and R.V. and where they found Danielle’s body. Upon arriving to the crime scenes, the first responder would secure the scene to make sure the scene was safe. Safety is the first priority when going to a possible crime scene (Young, 2011). While officers search the area for a suspect another officer will obtain the preliminary information from the witnesses. Once the scene is secure the forensic team and investigators are notified (Young, 2011). The forensic technician will record the date and the time the call-out was received. The forensic technician will meet with the investigator and will be briefed about the incident that occurred. The tech will record the time they arrived at the scene and when the briefing commenced. After the briefing has
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