(Received 18 April 1986; accepted 19 May 1986)
Published Online: March
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The presence of smeared or unsmeared ink on the skin resulting from the writing process has been observed in a number of suicide victims who have left suicide notes. The authors report a case of a palmar “cutaneous ink sign” and discuss its forensic science import.
Associate medical examiner, Office of the Medical Examiner, Fulton County, Atlanta, GA
Resident, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
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