Year: 1976 Source: Journal of Forensic Sciences, v.21, no.3, (1976), p.659-666 SIEC No: 19840098

An 18 year old woman committed suicide by shooting herself in the right temple, presternal region, and lower thoracic back. The anatomic and other investigative data on this case are reported and discussed in the perspective of our experience with suicides by firearms. The importance of considering nonanatomic evidence in the evaluation of deaths requiring medicolegal investigation is emphasized.