forensics - permanent lividity and rigor throughout body....

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Nakul Shah Forensics Block 1 Case 1 : 1. Age of the individual: 15-21 2. Sex of the individual: Male 3. Height of the individual: 176.39cm – 186.33cm 4. Possible cause of death: Head Trauma Case 2 : 1. Age of the individual: under 21 because suture lines have not begun to close. 2. Sex of the individual: Female, because of a sub pubic angle greater than 90 degrees. 3. Height of the individual: 155.05cm – 163.35cm(suture = (3.29 x 34) + 47.34 +/- 4.15) 4. Possible cause of death: Spinal Injury Case 3 : 1. Time of death: 7 AM – 1 PM 2. Factors leading to determination of time of death: Rigor has initiated, body temperature is not very low. 3. Possible cause of death: Heart attack 4. Tests done for suspected overdose: Check stomach contents. Case 4: 1. Estimated time of death: 4-6 hours after last meal. Has dead for more than 8 hours because of
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Unformatted text preview: permanent lividity and rigor throughout body. The body has been dead for about 12 hours. 2. Explanation of time of death: Complete rigor mortis means that the body has been dead for about 12 hours. 3. Cause of death: Lungs filled with water, oxygen deprived. 4. Mechanism of death: Collapsed lung 5. Manner of death: Homicide, body was carried by another individual to a dumpster. 6. Further tests: Examination of stomach contents. Case 5: She has been dead for less than 2 hours because there is no lividity. Case 6: Attacked from the back, death occurred 0-2 hours after the last meal because undigested food was found in the stomach....
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