Suicide by Hypothermia: A Report of Two Cases and 23-Year Retrospective Review

@article{Wilcoxon2015SuicideBH,
  title={Suicide by Hypothermia: A Report of Two Cases and 23-Year Retrospective Review},
  author={Rebecca M. Wilcoxon and Lorren W. Jackson and Andrew M. Baker},
  journal={Academic Forensic Pathology},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={462 - 475}
}
Hypothermia deaths are frequently accidental and associated with impairment by alcohol, injuries, mental illness, or natural disease. Hypothermia as a method of suicide is unusual, with only nine case reports in the scientific literature. In the early months of 2014, during one of the coldest winters on record, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office investigated and certified two unrelated cases of suicide by hypothermia; we describe the salient features of these cases. A retrospective… 

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