Year: 1978 Source: Forensic Sciences, v.11, no.1, (1978), p.51-55 SIEC No: 19841129

A five-year survey (1970-1975) of suicides was conducted in a country of 1,800,000 population. Cyanide is readily available in various forms, lethal in minute quantities and rapidly acting. Out of 700 suicides, six employed cyanide poisoning as an active manner of death.