Year: 1983 Source: Journal of Forensic Science, v.28, no.1, (January 1983), p.251-254 SIEC No: 19860254

The case history of a 51-yr-old male, who committed suicide by orally ingesting arsenic & intrvenously injecting barbital, is discussed. The authors state that this case demonstrates the value of a complete toxicologic evaluation in all such cases, including those in which a single lethal substance has been used & the route of administration is involved. 12 ref. (NBB)