Defenestration and dehiscence: suicide or homicide?

  title={Defenestration and dehiscence: suicide or homicide?},
  author={Jimmy Turnbull and Anthony Busuttil},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  volume={2 4},
Wound rupture or dehiscence is usually encountered clinically following failure of healing after surgery or less often after major trauma. This article describes a case of wound dehiscence resulting from a fall from a height. In this incident there was initial uncertainty concerning the manner of death. In view of a gaping abdominal wound, the police… CONTINUE READING