Year: 1988 Source: The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, v.9, no.4, (December 1988), p.277-282 SIEC No: 19901416

The authors describe the circumstances & medical findings of 4 unusual hanging deaths. In brief, the unusual features are tracheostomy, delayed death, self-mutilation combined with severe neck injury caused by lengthy drop & homicidal hanging in a young girl. 17 refs.