Blood located on the floor of the living room that was under a rug, might indicate cleaning because the rug did not test positive for blood, something Clayton would have expected if someone had bled on the rug and it soaked through to the floor.
Also, blood on a cushion of a dark brown love seat indicated it might have been diluted by cleaning agents to hide its presence against the dark color of the cushion, Clayton testified.
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Redwine had texted he hoped Hess would die from cancer.
His defense team has suggested the boy was killed by a wild animal.
If a small amount of blood had been found in one spot, Clayton said that could be explained by a single event like a cut.