AEM 2008 West Spring Secondary School Project Presentation Case designated: *Case Study 2: Wayne Bertnam Williams Trial INFORMATION OF SUSPECT: *Born on May 27,1958, Wayne Bertram Williams, was identified to be the suspect for the Atlanta (Georgia) Child Murders. *He was believed to be involve in the distasteful Atlanta Child Murders that took place in the time frame of, 1979 - 1982 * Wayne was identified to be the murderer of 2 – 30 Black children and was a also believed to kill two black adolescents. -He was on trial against his murder of two young adult black male. -He was a knowledgeable men, being a son of two teachers. -This case concerns life and death of the innocent. - It also involves a person’s psychological unstableness and racism. -The murderer’s intention can be associated with racism as most of the victims were targeted against black children and adult men -Therefore, the government must put a stop againts the crime that could advocate racism. Base on our research… “Their(police) suspicions about Williams increased after he failed a polygraph 1 test, and hairs and 2 fibers on one of the victims' bodies were found consistent with those from Williams' home, car, and dog.” FIBER ANALYSIS *In addition to hair and glass, fiber is another source that forensic scientist look at for evidence. *Fiber analysis is a trace evidence. IsThe a usual forensic practice scientist to determine will then the refractive examine the index fiber of size, a fiber crimp, specimen color, luster, cross-section or to allow for comparisons and even soil damage or adhering matching with existing databases. debris . Chemical testing can also be used for the identification of fibers. Hence during the trial with the aid of fiber analysis… 1. During the two-month long “. There was also trial, they concluded the eyewitness testimony trial with the discovery of placing Williamsvictims with Furthermore, 19 different sources different victims, blood of Middlebrooks, Wyche, stains from victims matching fibersTerrell, in his environment. Cater, Jones and blood in Williams' car, and Stephens all supposedly testimony that he was a 2. They found it at: his bore fibers from the pedophile attracted to bedspread, bathroom, trunk liner 1979 Ford young black of boys.” automobile owned by gloves, clothes, carpets, the Williams family.tridog and an unusual lobal carpet fiber to a number of victims. • The fibers found on the victims were not rare. In fact, it can be found in many apartment building complexes, business and residential homes. • Therefore, it would not be that unusual for the victims to have come in contact with trifocal type fibers. There was more controversy over the transference of such fibers. • The state argued that fibers were transferred directly from Williams’s environment to the victims. After much discussion we concluded that we We agree with the fact that Wayne Bertram Williams acknowledge this question as :NEUTRAL instead was not proven to kill those children. a direct agree or disagree. On the other hand, we disagree that he was only be charged against two murders. Furthermore, as we browse through the internet, speculations has been made that the government investigated that case for the sake of it since the demand from the public is high. The trial was concluded with the fact that Wayne Bertram Williams was put under assumption that he was responsible of all the killings. As a punishment over his misdeeds, Wayne Bertram Williams was sentence to life imprisonment .