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How can a forensic entomologist be important when determinig the time of death in a homicide case?
Forensic entomology utilizes insects on or surrounding the body, as well as their eggs and larvae, to estimate the amount of time a body has been dead and left in a certain environment. [ The amount of colonies of insects and the rate at which the insects have grown/how many can help determine the time of death. ]
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