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Unformatted text preview: because of 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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