Murder in the Marsh A Detective Report

There has been a murder in the marsh and you have been chosen to solve the mystery.  Fill out this Ecology Forensic Survey at the scene of the crime.

Name of the victim

 

Description of the crime scene

 

 

What was the weapon used?

 

 

When did it happen?  How old was it when it died?

 

 

Can you find any evidence of what organisms lived with the dead log?

 

 

Who is living with the deceased presently?

 

 

Do we need to move the body?  Why or why not?

 

 

What do you conclude is the cause of death?