A case of "atypical homicidal" cut-throat injury.

@article{AjayKumar2016ACO,
  title={A case of "atypical homicidal" cut-throat injury.},
  author={S AjayKumar and Vinay Kumar Ms and Y. P. Raghavendra Babu and Mahadeshwara Prasad},
  journal={The Medico-legal journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={156-8}
}
Cut-throats can be of homicidal, suicidal or accidental origin. In cases of death from a cut-throat, distinguishing the cause is one of the important functions in crime investigation. The features that differentiate suicidal and homicidal cut-throat injuries are the presence of hesitation cuts, depth of wound, signs of struggle, edges of the wound, etc. In the case of a suicidal cut-throat, it is not uncommon to find hesitation cuts but in a homicidal cut-throat, it is uncommon. We present a… CONTINUE READING
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