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Crewe Review - Appendix 12: Report of Wire Analysis (2013)

Crewe Review - Appendix 12: Report of Wire Analysis (2013)

Date Published: 
July 2014

Appendix 12 of the Crewe Review is the 2013 report into the analysis of the wire samples by Professor George Ferguson as part of the review into the deaths of Harvey and Jeannette Crewe.

The report looks at five key elements of the wire analysis, including:

  • a review and evaluation of two different scientific methodologies,
  • a review and evaluation of two different sets of evidence presented in court; and
  • a comprehensive expert report that clarify which set of evidence presented is preferable, and why.