How Bloodstain Analysis Works (INFOGRAPHIC)

By Greg Voakes | Related entries in Law Enforcement

When a crime scene involves blood, the outcome of the situation was probably a sever injury, or worse yet, death. When that happens, law enforcement officials call upon experts in the field of bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA), to figure out what happened. Blood can tell a lot about what happened to a person with a great amount of detail.

This infographic from forensic nursing tells us how blood pattern analysis is used in crime scenes, and what story can be told in blood.

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