Ascertaining year of birth/age at death in forensic cases: A review of conventional methods and methods allowing for absolute chronology.

Abstract

Based on an actual case, where we were able to ascertain the year of birth of three dead babies found in a deep-freezer to within 1-2 years (1986, 1988 and 2004, respectively), we review the current state of forensic age determination/year of birth determination. The age of an individual (year of birth) is often a fundamental piece of data in connection… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.03.026

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