Aqua‐Eroticum: An Unusual Autoerotic Fatality in a Lake Involving a Home‐Made Diving Apparatus

@article{Sauvageau2006AquaEroticumAU,
  title={Aqua‐Eroticum: An Unusual Autoerotic Fatality in a Lake Involving a Home‐Made Diving Apparatus},
  author={A. Sauvageau and S. Racette},
  journal={Journal of Forensic Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={51}
}
ABSTRACT: The term Aqua‐eroticum was first introduced in 1984 by Sivaloganathan to describe the unusual autoerotic death of a man using submersion as an asphyxia method. This was the first case of that kind, and since then, no other case of autoerotic submersion has been reported, nor other autoerotic fatality in open water. Here we report the case of a 25‐year‐old man, nude under a home‐made plastic body suit, overdressed for the season with winter clothes and restrained by complex bondage. He… Expand
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