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Case Studies in Drowning Forensics
When a corpse is found in a body of water, authorities generally presume that the manner of death was either an accident or a suicide. They do not treat the recovery site as a potential crime scene or homicide, so many cases remain unsolved. Case Studies in Drowning Forensics investigates the cases of 13 bodies recovered from water in similar circumstances and one survivor ...more
Hardcover, 462 pages
Published March 7th 2014 by CRC Press
(first published May 6th 2012)
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Fascinating look at several cases of apparent drowning -- the authors analyze the details of each case, pointing out inconsistencies and explaining the mechanics of drowning, as well as the decomposition processes after death. I believe this is a textbook, and it can read like one at times -- the material is repeated frequently, which would be an asset to anyone learning how to glean information through the autopsy process. This book is mentioned in David Paulides's Missing 411: A Sobering Coinc ...more