A suicide disguised as a homicide: Return to thor bridge

Joseph A. Prahlow, Scarlett Long, Jeffrey J. Barnard

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Abstract

Suicides staged as homicides are uncommon. We present a case of a self- inflicted gunshot wound of the chest disguised by the victim as a homicide, using a method described by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in his Sherlock Holmes story, 'The Problem of Thor Bridge'.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-189
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

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Keywords

  • Disguised suicide
  • Homicide
  • Staged suicide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Law

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A suicide disguised as a homicide : Return to thor bridge. / Prahlow, Joseph A.; Long, Scarlett; Barnard, Jeffrey J.

In: American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1998, p. 186-189.

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