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Homicide-Suicide (Dyadic Death): A Case Study of Double Hanging.
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PMID:  21464696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Murder-suicide, homicide-suicide, and dyadic death all refer to an incident where a homicide is committed followed by the perpetrator's suicide almost immediately or soon after the homicide. Homicide-suicides are relatively uncommon and vary from region to region. In the selected literature that we reviewed, shooting was the common method of killing and suicide, and only 3 cases of homicidal hanging involving child victims were identified. We present a case of dyadic death where the method of killing and suicide was hanging, and the victim was a young woman.
Marna du Plessis; Keven Khazamula Hlaise
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-404X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-4-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
From the Department of Forensic Medicine, Medunsa Campus of University of Limpopo, Medunsa, South Africa.
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