Toolmark Expert’s Testimony On Imaging Software Proper In Murder Case, Panel Says

(March 25, 2016, 11:47 AM EDT) -- TUCSON, Ariz. — A trial judge did not err in allowing a toolmark expert’s testimony that was based in part on the use of three-dimensional imaging software and “confocal microscopic analysis” in a first-degree murder case, an Arizona appeals panel ruled March 23 (The State of Arizona v. Bryan Peter Foshay, No. 2 CA-CR 2014-0252, Ariz. App., Div. 2; 2016 Ariz. App. LEXIS 39).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160415-018Z.)

The Division Two Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed a jury’s conviction of first-degree murder against Bryan Foshay. The...
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