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Post mortem insect activity causing superficial skin loss that mimics a ligature mark (suggestive of binding)

Forensic Autopsy of Blunt Force Trauma: Overview, Definitions, Scene Findings

Post-Mortem Pink Teeth Phenomenon  The appearance of pink teeth after death is a common phenomenon in forensic dentistry. It seems probable that coloration of the teeth would be found in those regions of the jaws where the blood is seeking on the basis of gravitation hypostasis. Thomas Bell first reported the phenomenon in 1829. He described a pink coloration in teeth of subjects that have drowned or been strangled.

thetemperamentalgoat: “ Post Mortem Pink Teeth Phenomenon The appearance of pink teeth after death is a common phenomenon in forensic dentistry. It seems probable that colouration of the teeth would be found in those regions of the jaws where the.

Intermediate range gunshot entrance wound with stippling

Forensic Pathology of Firearm Wounds: Overview, Modern Small Arms, Epidemiology

Here is a typical "defense wound" on the forearm of the victim of an assault with a sharp weapon, producing the laceration. [Image contributed by Todd Grey, MD, University of Utah]

Here is a typical "defense wound" on the forearm of the victim of an assault with a sharp weapon, producing the laceration. [Image contributed by Todd Grey, MD, University of Utah]

Non-accidental injuries (Department of Health) good reference for expected abuse cases

Non-accidental injuries (Department of Health) good reference for expected abuse cases---and for determining cause of death in forensic science.

Stab wound (gaping)

Forensic Autopsy of Sharp Force Injuries: Overview, Definitions, Scene Findings