Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition

April 14, 2008

Chapter 7. Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Considerations by Crime Category

Section 4 — Death Investigation

Potential digital evidence in death investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Internet service bills.
  • Removable media.
  • External data storage devices.
  • Mobile communication devices.
  • PDAs.
  • Address books and contact information.
  • Telephone records.
  • Personal writings and diaries.
  • Medical records.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters.
  • Financial or asset records.
  • Recently printed material.
  • Information regarding legal documents.
  • Information regarding Internet activity.
  • Will-making software or references.
Date Created: April 9, 2008