Deaden talks through Bones about their Final Fate: A Case Report

Authors

  • Naveen Sharma
  • Kuldeep Kumar
  • Priti Singh
  • Lalit Chopra
  • Naresh Kumar
  • Pradeep Yadav

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18295

Keywords:

Skeletal remains; cause of death; identification and charring.

Abstract

Background: Skeletonization of body is a complex process. Solving a suspected crime is multidisciplinary
approach, which requires experts from the various specialities. Various methods are employed to commit crimes
throughout the world. Many cases of homicide remain unsolved due to misleading, lack of suspicion, incomplete
or inadequate investigations.
Methods: In present case post mortem examination of a skeletonised body was conducted by the authors,
identification and apparent cause of which after inquest was impossible for investigating agencies. Usually, it is
difficult toopined cause, manner and time since death with certainty in the such corpse when body devoid of soft
tissue. In present case authors opined the cause, manner and time since death in a skeletonisedand partially burnt
body. Which will help the investigators to find out the perpetrator.
Conclusion: A post mortem examination of a corpse by the experts is mandatory for the identification, collection
and preservation of trace evidences to correlate the victim, accused, scene of incidence and suspected weapon of
offence.

Author Biographies

Naveen Sharma

Resident, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Kuldeep Kumar

Assistant professor, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Priti Singh

Resident, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Lalit Chopra

Resident, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Naresh Kumar

Resident, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Pradeep Yadav

Medical Officer, Civil Hospital Mahendergarh, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS,Rohtak, Haryana, India.

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Published

2022-07-04

How to Cite

Naveen Sharma, Kuldeep Kumar, Priti Singh, Lalit Chopra, Naresh Kumar, & Pradeep Yadav. (2022). Deaden talks through Bones about their Final Fate: A Case Report. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16(3), 267–269. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18295