Unusual body posture after death leading to signs of strangulation.


This report concerns a case in which the decedent was found in a highly unusual posture, one resembling a yoga backbend pose. Several findings in this case pointed to death by strangulation, including facial congestion, extensive petechiae of the conjunctivae and mucosal membranes of the oral cavity, and congestion and hemorrhaging in the lingual root… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181cffff0


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