Unusual suicides with electric saws.


Four suicides by band or circular saws are reported, some with very unusual features. In one case, a two-fold amputation of the left forearm was observed in a female schizophrenic whereas another female suffering chronic depression committed suicide with a band saw by amputation of the upper skull including almost the total brain. It seems noteworthy that… (More)


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@article{Betz1995UnusualSW, title={Unusual suicides with electric saws.}, author={Ph. Betz and Wolfgang Eisenmenger}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={1995}, volume={75 2-3}, pages={173-9} }