No blood found on sledgehammer in accused’s car –analyst report

Body in septic tank trial

There were no signs of blood on a sledgehammer which was believed to have been used to inflict injuries on Igris Bob-Blackman, according to a report admitted as evidence yesterday in the trial of Desiree Jeffers, the woman accused of killing the former policeman.

Jeffers is on trial before Justice Dawn Gregory and a 12-member jury for the murder of Igris Bob-Blackman and hiding his body in a septic tank in 2011. She was forced to lead her defence after the judge overruled a no-case submission made by her attorney Peter Hugh on Tuesday.

The analyst’s report, which was admitted and marked as an exhibit in the trial and read by defence witness Steven Greaves, a police officer, indicated that there  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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