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Case Study

A suspect’s extracted phone data confirmed DNA evidence in murder case

An elderly woman was found dead in her home by strangulation, and her home was set on fire to cover up the evidence. The prime suspect was located within days of the murder, and digital evidence was successfully extracted from two phones. Together with DNA evidence, the data confirmed the identity of the killer, and the activities surrounding the crime. 
 

2 main challenges:

  • Extract and analyze data from suspects’ phone.
  • Locate additional mobile devices using the cloud.