You are assigned the following case to investigate. Mary Smith complains that she received a direct message on her Instagram account that states if she does not delete her profile, someone is going to her house and burn it down. Assume you are the investigator and answer the following questions:
- Was a crime committed? If yes, what specific crime was committed? Research your home state’s criminal statutes and list the actual law.
- What steps would you take to identify the perpetrator?
- How is the crime scene processed?