Pattern of homicide coroner's autopsies at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: 1997-2006.

@article{Eze2011PatternOH,
  title={Pattern of homicide coroner's autopsies at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: 1997-2006.},
  author={Uwom Okereke Eze and Effiong E U Akang and William Olufemi Odesanmi},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={2011},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={43-8}
}
There is relatively little information regarding the pattern of homicides in developing countries such as Nigeria. This study is aimed at determining the pattern and demographic factors associated with homicide cases seen in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. It is a descriptive autopsy study of homicide cases seen at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan over a 10-year period from January 1997 to December 2006. All the coroner's autopsies for the period, of homicides or suspected homicides… CONTINUE READING