Published Online: 1 January 1978
Page Count: 3
Deputy chief medical examiner, Commonwealth of Virginia
Chief pathologist, Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital, Arlington, Va.
(Received 24 June 1977; accepted 26 July 1977)
The microscopic finding of spermatozoa in the anal canal and rectum of female rape victims, living or murdered, must be interpreted with extreme caution in deciding whether anal sodomy has occurred.
Paper ID: JFS10673J