Rigor mortis in an unusual position: Forensic considerations

Abstract

We report a case in which the dead body was found with rigor mortis in an unusual position. The dead body was lying on its back with limbs raised, defying gravity. Direction of the salivary stains on the face was also defying the gravity. We opined that the scene of occurrence of crime is unlikely to be the final place where the dead body was found. The… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/2229-516X.91160

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