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- Geisenberger, Dorothee, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Forensic science international 2019 v.298 pp. 419-423
- forensic sciences; necropsy; suicide
- ... In many countries, hanging is the most common suicide method. When a person is found hanged however, one always has to consider that the alleged suicide scene possibly covers up a homicide. In such cases, hanging may have been the actual method of killing or the victim may have been harmed by a different method and was subsequently hanged. Apart from the inspection of the scene, the autopsy findin ...
- Geisenberger, Dorothee, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Forensic science international 2016 v.268 pp. e13
- DNA; carotid arteries; cervical spine; concrete; decapitation; necropsy; synthetic fibers; water reservoirs
- ... A 50-year-old man was found hanged on the concrete dam of a water reservoir. The ligature, a braided rope made of synthetic fibres, was attached to a lamp on the dam crest. The length of the rope between the fastening point and the noose was about 4m. At autopsy, stretchmark-like intimal tears of the carotid arteries were found, but the full pattern of (internal) decapitation and severance of the ...