Short Study File #29
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Lt. [Joseph] Paulk [MP] to FBI on Feb 19, 1997
Lieutenant Paulk advised that he issued orders for a road block but was told by the desk Sergeant that a road block had already been instituted. He said that he caused to be broadcast an alert for two Negro males, one white male, and one white female, wearing a large brown hat.
Lieutenant Paulk was then told that the ambulances were having difficulty locating 544 Castle Drive, at which time he dispatched Sergeant CALDWELL from the Military Police to intercept the ambulances and escort them to the scene. He also requested that the Provost Marshal's Office be notified.
Lieutenant Paulk then recalled returning to the MACDONALD apartment, again ordered all unnecessary personnel to leave and admonished all present to preserve the scene. He returned to the master bedroom where Dr. MACDONALD was still reclining on the floor and noted a knife adjacent to the woman's body on the floor near the dresser. He said that to the best of his recollection, the knife which he described as a paring knife variety, had its blade turned towards the woman's body with the point directed to the woman's right ankle. He said that as perused the room, he noted that blood on the woman's head and hair appeared to be dry, and that blood on Captain MACDONALD's legs was also dry. He said he saw a bloody footprint in the hallway area, but does not recall the exact location. He said that at the time the footprint impressed him as being that of a child or a small woman's footprint. He said that he recalls the print to be dry. He said that a pool of blood in one of the bedrooms noted on the floor was not dry.
Lieutenant Paulk said that to the best of his recollection, the bed located in the master bedroom appeared to have been turned down as if someone had been in the bed and had gotten up. He noted a damp spot approximately two