Volume 25, Issue 4 (October 1980)

    Suicide by Snake Venom Injection

    (Received 25 April 1980; accepted 9 May 1980)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A case of apparent suicide by injection of snake venom was investigated. Evidence found at the scene and presumably used for self-injection was positive for nonspecific venom but had the characteristics of a viper venom.


    Author Information:

    Tu, AT
    Graduate student and professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,

    Garriott, JC
    Chief toxicologist and medical examiner, Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, Tex.

    Yadlowski, JM
    Graduate student and professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,

    Norton, LE
    Chief toxicologist and medical examiner, Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, Tex.


    Stock #: JFS11290J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11290J

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    Title Suicide by Snake Venom Injection
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    Committee E30