Extended suicide using an atypical stud gun.

  title={Extended suicide using an atypical stud gun.},
  author={Lars Hagemeier and C Schyma and Burkhard Madea},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={189 1-3},
Suicides with stud guns are uncommon, but are well documented in the literature. On rare occasions, stud guns are also used as a homicide weapon. This case report describes an extended suicide in which a husband killed his wife and their two dogs, which lived on the property. The husband then committed suicide with a shot from the stud gun into his skull. He was a 70-year-old pensioner, a retired butcher, who was found by his son. He was lying in a supine position on a carpet in the living room… CONTINUE READING

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