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Dr. Barton Epstein, plaintiff's expert
This analysis supplements Epstein's report from 1999. The focus is on the blood stains and spatter patterns on Sam Sheppard's watch, photographs of which were not available to Epstein and Laber at the time of the initial report.
It is concluded that there is insufficient blood on the watch to establish a specific pattern or method of deposition. It is also recommended that only the watch photographs taken by July 5, 1954 be used for blood spatter analysis. After that date, testing performed on the watch altered the blood spots.
February 14, 2000
DNA analysis, DNA typing, blood evidence, forensic testing, blood type, blood evidence analysis, Sam's watch