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Who would analyse a sample of concrete found at a crime scene?

Major crime laboratories throughout the world conduct crime-scene investigation including the analysis of man-made materials derived from geological raw materials (concrete, mortar, bricks etc.).  Trace evidence may be transferred onto the body, person, clothing of a victim or an offender, or onto vehicles or objects from and to a crime scene.


Such evidence would be interpreted by a forensic geologist and can help with crime reconstruction.


For more information, see the Forensic Geology Group website.

Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society