A study of homicidal deaths in medico-legal autopsies at UMMC, Kuala Lumpur.

@article{Kumar2005ASO,
  title={A study of homicidal deaths in medico-legal autopsies at UMMC, Kuala Lumpur.},
  author={Virendra Kumar and Adeline Khaw Mae Li and Ahmad Zaid Zanial and Ding Ai Lee and Syahrul Anuar Salleh},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={254-7}
}
The main aim of this study was to determine the causes and epidemiological aspects of homicidal deaths. Data were collected on 217 homicidal victims from the total number of 2762 autopsies performed in UMMC, Kuala Lumpur over a five-year period, from year 1999 to 2003. There were 194 male victims and 23 female victims. The largest number of victims (63.6%) were in the age group of 20-39 years. Indians comprised the maximum proportion of victims (28.1%). Approximately 71.9% of victims came from… CONTINUE READING

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