"Undoing" (or Symbolic Reversal) at Homicide Crime Scenes.

@article{Russell2018UndoingS,
  title={"Undoing" (or Symbolic Reversal) at Homicide Crime Scenes.},
  author={Maria P. Russell and Louis B. Schlesinger and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Miranda Le{\'o}n and Samantha Holdren},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={
          478-483
        }
}
A closed case file review of a nonrandom national sample of 975 homicides disclosed 11 cases (1.13%) of undoing, wherein offenders engaged in crime scene behavior that has been considered an attempt to symbolically reverse the murder. The frequency of the various methods of undoing involved the use of blankets to cover the victim's body (55%), positioning the body (55%), use of a bed or couch (42%), washing the body (36%), using pillows (36%), as well as removing clothing and adding other types… CONTINUE READING
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