sonofjohn wrote:Actually there were no dirty dishes in the apartment - only a plate and mug in the drying rack.
Please help me understand my confusion. During my evaluation of the crime scene processing, I saw a photograph that was allegedly one of the police crime scene photos. I have no reason to doubt that, as it was in with other photos that could only have been taken at the scene.
The sink was a split sink. In the left half were the tops of three glasses extending above the rim of the sink. One appeared to be a wine glass and the other two appeared to be water glasses. There was a drinking straw in one of the glasses. By the way, there was a zig-zag pattern of fingerprint powder on the refrigerator door to the left of the sink. It was not consistent with a thorough dusting of the refrigerator, but a fast, haphazard dusting.
There was what appeared to be a yellow piece of police crime scene tape tied to the sink spout and hanging down into the right half of the divided sink. The dish drainer contained one plate and an object behind it that could have been a mug. There appeared to be several other items in the drainer, as well.
Here's where you can help me, Son of John, as you apparently have original information. Perhaps you were there. I can hypothesize two reasons for our differences, as follow:
1. The sink actually was empty and the wine glass and drinking glasses were put there by the police at the scene.
2. You were there later, after somebody had removed them from the sink.
If hypothesis one was true, then obviously there was no reason to fingerprint the glasses.
If hypothesis two was true, then they should most definitively have been fingerprinted.
So help me out here. Were the police drinking from glasses in the apartment and putting them in the sink after they had drunk? Or did somebody remove the glasses and dispose of them in some way?
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