The Bathmat Footprint

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Crime scene picture of bathmat from the small bathroom
One of the pieces of forensic evidence found in the cottage was a bare footprint, apparently in diluted blood, on the bathmat in the small bathroom of the cottage. Three samples taken from the bathmat were confirmed as Meredith's blood.[1] The footprint was measured and compared with footprints taken from the right of of Knox, Sollecito and Guede. The court examined the measurements in detail[2] and concluded that the print was a near-perfect match for Sollecito's foot but could not have been attributed to Guede or Knox.

The evidence becomes even clearer when the metrics are put into tabular form:[3]

Tabular representation of footprint data by SomeAlibi of TJMK

Notes

  1. Massei report translation, p.192
  2. Massei report translation, pp. 351-355
  3. This tabular analysis was posted by SomeAlibi on the True Justice for Meredith Kercher blog[1]