Maybe there was water in the bathtub which speedup decomposition.
LOL, haven't you ever noticed that if the FBI or one of the services are involved, info is slow or not given out?
Can anyone with a medical background tell me if Exsanguination would increase/decrease the rate of decomposition? I was trying to think of manners of death that might affect determining time of death. Outside of heat and humidity?
I was thinking about the reason for the perp to put her in the bathtub. I go immediately to thinking about cleaning off any trace evidence or D.N.A. What other reasons might he (??) have put her in there? Any ideas?
Perhaps I did select the wrong adjective. I think subordinate was the word I was searching for. Thanks for the correction. And, no, of course I don't mean that any one person is better than another. I mean that all military personnel are always subordinate to the decisions of Congress and the President, who are elected by 'We, the People".Perhaps you've selected the wrong adjective. Just because citizens choose to serve in the military does not make them subservient. Surely, you don't think you are better than people who chose careers in law enforcement, military or as elected officials, do you?
I heard they are saying that the autopsy was inconclusive. What is up with that? Most of the ways of committing murder do show up in an autopsy. Her body shouldn't have been that decomposed. The only thing I can think of is something maybe learned in special forces.
Good point about the bathtub being used to clean off trace evidence. Let's take it one step further..... what if after death the body was put in the tub, the tub was filled and the body weighted down? That would delay the odor of decomp escaping some. It might also cause problems with establishing the time of death.
Perhaps I did select the wrong adjective. I think subordinate was the word I was searching for. Thanks for the correction. And, no, of course I don't mean that any one person is better than another. I mean that all military personnel are always subordinate to the decisions of Congress and the President, who are elected by 'We, the People".
One of the key justifications for the American revolution was that the British monarch 'affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.' (The quote is from The Declaration of Independence).
On this Fourth of July, here is a link to a short summary of what I was trying to say. It is enitled 'Democracy and Defense: Civilian Control of the Military in the United States', and it is an interesting look at how this principle has survived every war in the history of America.
I thought the subject was dropped so I wasn't going to say anything. To some extent I do agree with your opinions on the mil. but in some ways I don't. Military as a system is one thing. Military as soldiers and individuals is something different.
When something goes wrong, the military system does IMO have a history of coverups and/or spin. For example, look at the state of the VA hospitals- and the military system denied any problems clear up until the investigations... then they finally admitted problems.
But most military soldiers and individuals do take pride in offering respect and honor to the public.
But in this case, I don't have the feeling that there is any retalitation aspect to it. If there was any indication at all of some type of retaliation they wouldn't be so quick to hide that a civilian attacked one of their servicepersons IMO. They are acting pretty much per usual for when a serviceperson is accused of attacking someone. They want to handle it in house as much as possible and they won't talk anymore than they have to.
Now I do not know if her wrist were cut to increase decompisition or to delay it. I really think her wrist were cut because her killer desired it. I think it has nothing to do with speeding up the process or delaying it but has to do with an idea her killer desired.