Year: 1988 Source: Chicago: American Bar Association, 1988. p.33-49 SIEC No: 19910741

This article discusses police & medical investigations of suicide cases, including the mechanisms of death certification for public records, & the approaches which can be used by medical examiners working with the police to determine a suicide. The classification of suicidal behavior, lethality & intent are outlined. 4 case histories & related Florida statutes are also presented. (VM)