CHE113PATHOLOGY4

CHE113PATHOLOGY4 - CHE113 Forensic Science Nicolas Canel...

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CHE113 Forensic Science Nicolas Canel Forensic Pathology Where? Where were you hurt? Where did you die? Taphonomy Investigation of the scene and circumstances Forensic pathologists usually don’t make house calls. Record reviews impt. (paramedics, hospital) Inconsistencies between findings at the scene and other data (autopsy, etc.) How? Cause and Manner of Death Cause of Death: solely a medical determination and relates to the disease or injury that actually brings about the death of the person. Manner of Death: intent or series of events that brought about the death: homicide, suicide, accident, natural, and undetermined . Autopsy (to see for one’s self): Not every body needs autopsy (ca. 73%) Not all are complete autopsies Manner of Death Homicide: death caused by another individual, whether by intent, through negligent actions, or inadvertently Differentiate between the level of intent used to bring about someone’s death: on purpose - murder and homicide charges. Without intent - leading to manslaughter charges .
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course CHE 113 taught by Professor Spencer during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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