Unanticipated Ligature Strangulation: A Case Report
Keywords:Mechanical asphyxia, Occupational hazard, Farm equipment, Autopsy, Strangulation
Strangulation is a form of mechanical asphyxia by compression of the neck with an outside force either by
a ligature or hands, in which a constricting force other than the weight of the body is directly applied.Such
deaths are generally considered homicidal. Here we present a case of 60year old female, who got trapped in
the rice huller machine with the saree she was wearing and accidentally got strangled.
How to Cite
Mukul Sharma, Kimi Soumya Padhi, Manas Ranjan Sahu, Utkal Keshari Suna, & Govinda Balmuchu. (2021). Unanticipated Ligature Strangulation: A Case Report. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 1908–1910. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16981
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