“All through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall, always.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Munira is an Honours graduate in Forensic Sciences and is currently a freelancer and a researcher. She has a strong interest in deviant criminal behaviour, sexual crimes, international relations and politics and wishes to pursue post-graduate studies relating to security and investigations someday. She has an obsession with chess and speaks five languages, perhaps two more. She is also a columnist for Kakak Killjoy and has written for Nerditorial.com, published a science review and used to blog for ForensicAnth.com. She dabbles in photography in her spare time. You may check out her portfolio here.


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    • Hi Luwanna,

      I do apologise for not getting back to you sooner (one year!!!). It’s my fault as I’ve not been maintaining this site well enough.

      To answer your question, it is unknown how long fingerprints can remain on a surface. This depends on many factors – such as the fragility of the type of evidence or whether the fingerprints will be left undisturbed or exposed to water. It has been noted that fingerprints can still be retrieved from well-preserved artifacts.

      There are some online discussions with regards to your question. Helpful links:

      How Long Do Fingerprints Last? | Onin.com

      Latent Print Discussion

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