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Police report on the murder of king duncan in macbeth

The suspected murder weapon for both victims is believed to be a sharp object approximately five foot long.

What was Lady Macbeth's murder plan?

The toxicology analysis identified the presence of benzodiazepines; a well know sleep inducing drug which is commonly found in the nightshade plant. See Appendix B Although the prints were latent, three of the prints could be clearly identified as belonging to Macbeth.

The fibres match those of the bearskin coat Macbeth was seen wearing at the party, on the night of the murder.

  • Macbeth was not content playing second fiddle to King Duncan, and then his son;
  • Liberty was on watch duty on the night of the murder.

These hairs were found to match those of Macbeth. See Appendix D 2. These were swabbed and analysed.

King Duncan’s Murder: Prime Suspects

The results concluded that the stains were from saliva that matched those swabbed from Macbeth. The unique striations on the blades matched the silicane casts made in the wounds. See Appendix B 2. Unfortunately, the water had eliminated any fingerprints that may have occurred. He stated that he was with his son the whole night.

His version of events on the night of the murder consisted of observing Macbeth and Lady Macbeth arguing at the party. Banquo recalled saying to Macbeth: Banquo when quizzed recalled also recalled that at the time, Macbeth was wearing a bearskin coat. Lady Macbeth was also asked if she and her husband stayed in their chambers for the whole night after the party.

She replied that she and her husband had been so exhausted that they had gone straight to bed. When asked if she or her husband visited the castle well in the middle of the night, she turned pale, before replying no.

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Liberty was on watch duty on the night of the murder. Based upon evidence gathered, the identity of the murderer of King Duncan is that of none other than Lord Macbeth. The main signifiers for evaluating this conclusion are: The murder time; which occurred between the hours of 11: Banquo stated how he had seen Macbeth wondering the castle between these hours. These witnessed accounts, coupled with the forensic evidence leaves no doubt as to whom the guilty party is: Macbeth and His Lady.

This evil duo conspired to kill King Duncan as he slept. With his guards fast asleep, Duncan lay helpless before Macbeth, who had sneaked into his chambers via the great hall where he was seen by both Banquo and a maidservant. In the ensuing struggle, Macbeth accidentally left several crucial pieces of forensic evidence behind which have been used to pin the murder on him.

Why would he kill the man who for years had been like a father to him?

Criminal Investigation - Macbeth.

Ambition was the reason. Macbeth was not content playing second fiddle to King Duncan, and then his son.

  1. When asked if she or her husband visited the castle well in the middle of the night, she turned pale, before replying no. Skin Sample Appendix E.
  2. See Appendix B Although the prints were latent, three of the prints could be clearly identified as belonging to Macbeth. They had been celebrating until eleven p.
  3. The unique striations on the blades matched the silicane casts made in the wounds. Banquo when quizzed recalled also recalled that at the time, Macbeth was wearing a bearskin coat.
  4. However, in the next morning, Duncan was found dead in his own bed. See Appendix B Although the prints were latent, three of the prints could be clearly identified as belonging to Macbeth.
  5. King Duncan over ten years was the most trusted noble. When asked if she or her husband visited the castle well in the middle of the night, she turned pale, before replying no.

He believed that it was his right to take power for himself, which he did. As it is the findings of this report that Macbeth is a murderer, it is recommended that the following actions be taken: He must then be drawn a quartered. Lady Macbeth must be burnt alive at the stake, as is the textbook punishment for woman in this day and age. Skin Sample Appendix E: The Murder Weapons Bibliography.

  1. When the celebration finished, his Highness King Duncan retired back to his room.
  2. But he is no more with us.
  3. Banquo recalled saying to Macbeth.
  4. The main signifiers for evaluating this conclusion are.
  5. Skin Sample Appendix E. Lady Macbeth's plan is to get King Duncan's two chamberlains quite drunk, so drunk that they basically pass out and are unable to remain conscious, let alone actually guard him.