Infanticide in Eastern Croatia.

  title={Infanticide in Eastern Croatia.},
  author={Mladen Marciki{\'c} and Boris Dumen{\vc}i{\'c} and Elizabeta Matuzalem and Ksenija Marjanovi{\'c} and Ivan Po{\vz}gain and Mladen Ugljarevi{\'c}},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={30 2},
For the layperson no crime is more difficult to comprehend than the killing of a child by his or her own parents. This is a retrospective study of neonaticide and infanticide in Eastern Croatia from 1980 to 2004. Judicial records of infanticide cases stored in Regional and County Courts were analyzed for the circumstances surrounding the offense. Twenty-four babies were discovered in various places during investigating period of time. The victims were almost equally divided between boys (12… CONTINUE READING