An investigation into the transference and survivability of human DNA following simulated manual strangulation with consideration of the problem of third party contamination

  • Guy N Rutty
  • Published 2002 in International Journal of Legal Medicine


Amplification was performed on human DNA material transferred during a model of manual strangulation. A total of 29 separate experiments were performed using a single male offender-female victim combination to observe whether DNA was transferred both from the offender’s fingers to the victim’s neck and vice versa and to consider the period of time after the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00414-001-0279-2