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Look, Do and Solve - Answer: Comparing a Partial Fingerprint with a Conrol Fingerprint

 
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A partial fingermark has been recovered from a crime scene, and a fingerprint has been taken from a suspect.

Could the partial fingerprint have been left by the suspect? Why?

CONTROL FINGERPRINT FROM SUSPECT
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with PARTIAL OVERLAY)

PARTIAL FINGERPRINT FROM CRIME SCENE


Yes, the partial fingermark could have been left by the suspect. There are 5 points of minutial correspondence and the ridge densities of the partial and control prints are equivalent in the area of overlay.

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