Year: 1986 Source: American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, v.7, no.1, (1986), p.72-73 SIEC No: 19870218

Presents a case in which a 44 year old man stabbed himself in the heart with a kitchen knife, then changed his bloody clothes and ate lunch with his aunt, who did not notice the event. After 2 hours he died of cardiac tamponade. 4 refs.