Accidental electrocution–reconstruction of events

Y. P.Raghavendra Babu, Shankar M. Bakkannavar, Debarshi Saha, S. Manjunath, Pramod Kumar GN

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As electricity is an indispensable part of today's world, electrocution is a common cause of morbidity and mortality. Deaths due to electrocution that are witnessed do not pose a problem as to the manner and cause of death. However, unwitnessed deaths can raise suspicions regarding the manner of death. A case of fatal electrocution is reported here that was diagnosed to be accidental in manner, with the help of a reconstruction of events through a proper investigation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-102
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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