(4 pts) What pieces of information did investigators collect from the West Point Pepperell Corporation that led them to conclude that the fibers found on Nathaniel Carter’s body came from the carpeting in Wayne Williams’s house?
WPP produced carpet with same rare fiber found on Carter’s body and in William’s house
(4 pts) Explain the importance of each of these pieces of information for connecting Williams to Carter’s murder.
Narrowed search to only small about of Southeastern US, narrowed search to possible number of rooms in Georgia then Atlanta
(2 pts) Describe how investigators used the concepts of statistical probability to tie Williams to Nathaniel Carter as well as to his other victims.
Demonstrated low probability that fibers came from anywhere else