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Forensic aspects of death 

Forensic aspects of death
Chapter:
Forensic aspects of death
Author(s):

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0002
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date: 18 August 2018

Definition and diagnosis of death 30

Changes after death: lividity 32

Rigor mortis 33

Changes after death: decomposition 34

Time interval since death 36

Death scene investigation 38

The coroner system in England and Wales 40

Coroner's inquest 42

Fatal accident inquiry in Scotland 44...

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