A Case of Suicidal Ligature Strangulation by Using a Tourniquet Method

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Atilgan M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY, vol.31, no.1, pp.85-86, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Ligature strangulations are usually homicidal. Accidental and suicidal ligature strangulations are quite rare. In this study, an unusual case of suicidal ligature strangulation with a tourniquet method using a walking stick is presented.