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Detective Todd Gray, a 19-year veteran of the D.C. police department, is assigned to the arson task force. He was involved in securing the search warrant for Vasile Graure‘s arrest following the Nov. 3, 2007 fire. He entered Graure’s hotel room at the Alexandria Days Inn on the night of his arrest.
Inside, first aid gauze sat near a hotel chair. Police turned over a trash can outside the bathroom into the sink. Inside, he says, they found burnt skin mixed with “miscellaneous food items”—-a can of “some type of Spaghetti-Os” and candy bar wrappers. A wallet held a Nevada non-drivers I.D. and a Master Card identifying Graure by name.