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A case of suicide by drowning with hesitation marks on the back.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2636284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a 78-year-old woman suspected of committing suicide is reported; an analysis of the evidence suggesting that she threw herself into the river after stabbing and cutting her neck, left forearm, abdomen and back. Hesitation marks on the back are relatively rare in cases of suicide. We discuss the manner of death and assume the mode in which her injuries were inflicted.
K Kurihara; N Kuroda; T Murai; Y Matsuo; J Yanagida; H Watanabe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nihon hōigaku zasshi = The Japanese journal of legal medicine     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0047-1887     ISO Abbreviation:  Nihon Hoigaku Zasshi     Publication Date:  1989 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-06-28     Completed Date:  1990-06-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413715     Medline TA:  Nihon Hoigaku Zasshi     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  517-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Forensic Medicine*
Homicide / legislation & jurisprudence*
Suicide / legislation & jurisprudence*
Wounds, Stab*

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