Thumb Left At Crime Scene Helps Police ID Suspect
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. If you're squeamish, turn down the radio for 30 seconds. The rest of you can learn that a Maryland man allegedly left his fingerprints at the scene of a robbery. One fingerprint in particular. He used a machete to hold up a reputed brothel in Washington. But before he left, a victim grabbed the machete, and the victim chopped off the robber's right thumb. Police found the thumb and fingerprinted it and later matched it to the suspect. It's Morning Edition.
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