Suicide by more than 90 stab wounds including perforation of the skull

@article{Karger2001SuicideBM,
  title={Suicide by more than 90 stab wounds including perforation of the skull},
  author={Bernd Karger and Benedikt Vennemann},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={115},
  pages={167-169}
}
A man committed suicide in his bathroom using a small pocket knife. At the autopsy a total of 92 stab wounds on the forehead, in both temples, the anterior aspect of the neck, the back of the neck, the chest and the sides of the trunk were found. In addition, repeated stabbing had caused a large soft tissue defect on the forehead. The frontal bone showed 3 perforations but no brain injury was present and two ribs were severed in the bony part, one of which carried a star-like pattern from… CONTINUE READING
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