Q: Is it typical to do a rape kit on a person struck and killed by a car?
Every criminal investigation is unique because the facts and circumstances of each case are different.
Is it TYPICAL for law enforcement to do a rape kit in this situation... No. Are there circumstances in this specific case that may have prompted them to do a rape kit.....Maybe.
Keep in mind that law enforcement has a large body of information available to them linked to social security numbers, names, addresses, vehicle registrations, etc. If there was a flag in the system about this particular victim that she may have been a rape victim, law enforcement may have done the rape kit to capture evidence before it was no longer available.
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