- Expert Data Forensics a Las Vegas based firm extracted GPS files (and others) from the victim’s cell phone, iPod and laptop.
- In 2013 responding to a Freedom of Information Request the AACPD provided the family with a CD of the same GPS extractions from the victim’s cell and IPOD.
- A brief comparison of the data extracted by the AACPD to the Expert Forensics recovered GPS data files shows a missing block of time in the AACPD file provided to the family. The time missing is a block at 3:52 a.m. that would have shown the victim’s cell phone moving through Elkridge/Howard County and not at the Arundel Mills Mall. Yet less than 2 hours later the phone is found in the car with the victim when she is pronounced dead at 5:27 a.m.
In closing, Eliya Azoulay of Expert Data Forensics – states that “the reviewed data that was extracted forensically by Leon Mare. The extraction process was forensically… sound however, the devices that the data was extracted from ie; iPod, Toshiba Laptop and iPhone were spoilt evidence. These evidentiary devices were not preserved, ... I questioned the GPS / geolocation data specifically on Kathy’s cell phone. The data from the Cellebrite extraction report suggests that the phone moved around and was possibly not in the vehicle at various points as originally assumed, for example, according to Mrs. Morris, at 9:45 pm on evening of 05/05/2012 the video surveillance footage shows Kathy’s car in the parking lot with the brake lights on, the Cellebrite report geo located the phone to a different geographical location connecting via cell tower…”
In addition, in 2013, at a Press Conference, the AACPD announced they were appointing a volunteer homicide panel to reinvestigation the suicide finding. To date, even after a Freedom of Information request, no proof or documentation has been produced that the panel actually reviewed any evidence. There are no meeting times or minutes etc. The family believes that in reality, there was very little evidence preserved or still available for them to review. Multiple documented requests have been ignored.
The AACPD also reference another reinvestigation occurring in 2012, the family cites several conflicts of interest that would nullify any actual results of that so called reinvestigation.
Something happened to my child and we believe we all deserve to know what happened. We respectfully request your organizations assistance along with any other resources you have at your disposal to help us in obtaining justice and truth in the death of Katherine Sarah Morris. Thank you.
M. Morris, and the family of Katherine Sarah Morris