Year: 2000 Source: International Journal of Legal Medicine, v.114, no.1-2, (2000), p.101-102 SIEC No: 20010637

The case of a young man who committed suicide in a lions’ den at a zoo is presented. Special attention is paid to the injury pattern which was characterised by numerous penetrating, stab-like wounds & lesions. The remarkable circumstances & history of this incident are most likely connected to a psychological or psychiatric disorder in the victim. (6 refs.)