Year: 1981 Source: Journal of Police Science and Administration, v.9, (1981), p.406-411 SIEC No: 19840619

This article describes the features of autoerotic fatalities (deaths occurring during masterbation) to enhance one’s ability to recognize and describe such cases. Such fatalities have common characteristics with suicide, and these characteristics are examined and include location, victim position, attire (including bondage). Included are 12 case studies. (12 ref)