Autopsy photos

Back Wounds

Note that the cluster of back wounds are shallow but wide, not stab wounds by a strict definition ( see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stab_wound ). Note also, the second-lowest wound has a different orientation.

The autopsy report describes these wounds as follows:

“A cluster of nine (9) stab wound of the upper paramidline right and left sides of the back, ranging in size from ¾ to 1 1/2 inches, within a 6 x 5 ½ inch area; all wounds diplay blunt and sharply incised ends; all wounds penetrate soft tissue of back and impact upon ribs and lateral aspects of vertebral bone (transverse laminae and vertebral bodies), without penetration of chest cavity.”

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This photo shows bleeding from the ear, can only occur if the gunshot was first.

 

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Blood flowing straight down from the nose could only occur while Travis Alexander was upright.