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NCJ Number: 30940 Find in a Library
Title: MULTIPLE KNOTS USED IN SUICIDE BY STRANGULATION - WEST GERMANY
Journal: KRIMINALISTIK  Volume:29  Issue:12  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:547-551
Author(s): W BONTE; E KOHN; H PHILIPPS
Corporate Author: Kriminalistik Verlag Gmbh
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Kriminalistik Verlag Gmbh
6900 Heidelburg 1, Germany
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: FROM THE EVIDENCE IN A CASE OF MURDER AND SUICIDE, IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THE POSSIBILITY OF SUICIDE CANNOT BE EXCLUDED JUST BECAUSE MORE THAN ONE ROPE IS USED AND MORE THAN ONE KNOT IS TIED.
Abstract: THE CASE INVOLVED THE MURDER OF HER CHILD BY THE MOTHER AND SUBSEQUENT SUICIDE OF THE MOTHER BY STRANGULATION WITH KNOTTED ROPES. EVEN THE FACT THAT A KNOT WAS TIED AT THE BACK OF HER NECK INSTEAD OF IN FRONT DID NOT PROVE THAT SHE HAD NOT TIED IT HERSELF. PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE EVIDENCE ARE PROVIDED. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Forensic medicine; Germany; Murder; Suicide
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