MA: Def’s clothes can be seized and searched for trace evidence on arrest for murder

When defendant was arrested for kidnapping and murder, exigent circumstances justified seizing and then searching defendant’s clothes for trace evidence of the crime. Commonwealth v. Parker, 2018 Mass. LEXIS 807 (Dec. 7, 2018).

A dead body near defendant’s apartment with nexus to defendant was probable cause for a search warrant for defendant’s apartment. Mizell v. State, 2018 Ga. LEXIS 795 (Dec. 10, 2018).*

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