Year: 1986 Source: American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, v.7, no.1, (1986), p.76-77 SIEC No: 19870217

The deceased was an 81-year-old white male with a history of suicidal tendencies. After the death of his wife he made several different suicide attempts using various methods. He was finally successful using “utility gas” from the stove. Characteristics of the gas and its physiological effects are given. 58 refs.